For the lovers of birds as pets at home, a parrot choice for this purpose would be an irresistible idea. Before you bring the beautiful macaw you set eyes on at the pet store, here are some things you will need to put in mind about these creatures of beauty and petting.
First and foremost be ready to dedicate a good and adequate amount of time attention to these birds for they are creatures which demand a lot of attention anyway. This is due to the fact that these birds are highly social and will do well in an environment where they will feel highly stimulated and physically engaged. This however doesn't downplay the fact that you can cage them anyway, for you can do this but with this fact about them well considered.
The other fact about these animals that you will do well noting as you think of rearing them at home is their characteristic noisy nature. They however vary in how loud they can actually get. When you want to get the loudest breeds of the parrots, get the Amazons, the Macaws, the Cockatoos, and the African Grays while for the slightly less louder types consider the Pionus and the Poicephalus breeds. For the most of quiet parrot breeds, consider the parrotlets, the budgies and the lovebirds as they are very quiet types and are never into the screaming habit.
The other exciting bit about parrots is the extent of intelligence that these birds have often related to the intelligence of the chimpanzees, the human toddlers and the dolphins. This makes them be able to receive training in mimicking and doing some crazy tricks which will make having them at home a lively experience.
Let us now have a look at some of the hands on tips for keeping the Aves-family creatures in the home. Parrots alke any other creature will need to be fed on highly nutritious foods and these can verily be sourced from the vegetables at home and the commercial pellets available for the birds. Parrots must as well be provided with adequate housing facilities. Allow for space large enough in the cages for nesting the birds which will give them room to spread their wings as wide as they would want to in order to provide the birds absolute comfort. You must as well mind the fact that the birds have some weird eating habits which will get them so messy around the cage and thus ensure to have a regular clean up of the cages and the surrounding to clear it of such elements of dirt and filth.