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Saffron-headed Parrot (Pyrilia pyrilia)

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

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

Why do Parrots Talk?

There is strong evidence that parrots can successfully imitate human language better than any other animal on the planet. Like humans, learn sounds by hearing and imitating. Parrots are social creatures; they tend to try to fit in, in whatever environment they occupy. This explains why they copy Read More