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Yellow-faced Parrotlet (Forpus xanthops)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Forpus | Species: xanthops

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

How Do Parrots Drink Water?

Just like human beings and every other living animal, parrots need to drink water to live. Humans have lips we can wrap around an opening and then suction water into our mouths. Birds don’t have this advantage. Instead, they need to fill their beaks with water and then tilt their heads back Read More