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Sapphire-rumped Parrotlet (Touit purpuratus)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Touit | Species: purpuratus

Are Parrot Bites Dangerous?

Parrot biting is a common occurrence that the bird keepers must contend with from time to time. Parrots bite for various reasons such as; fear of humans, aggression due to hormonal changes, and just as a natural function of their beaks. Due to the nature of the beak, a parrot’s bite can cau Read More

Why Do Parrots Bite?

Parrots use their beaks for several functions like eating, climbing, playing, or preening all by using their beaks. This means that the fact they "bite" you does not mean they are being aggressive. However, they could be aggressive, which is one reason why they will bite. The level of aggr Read More