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Rose-faced Parrot (Pyrilia pulchra)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Pyrilia | Species: pulchra

Why do Parrots Scream?

You love your parrot, but his screaming is bothering you, your family, and your guests. Perhaps you are wondering why he has this habit. Positive reinforcement can encourage him to stop, but you need to know why he is doing it. He Wants Attention Similar to a preschool-aged child, your bird ma Read More

Do Parrots Know What They Are Saying?

Most studies have shown that parrots know what they say. This is because, with proper training, they can discern a particular set of words for given occasions. A study by scientist Pepperberg on the famous parrot, Alex, revealed that parrots could discern abstract concepts like numbers, size, col Read More