Sharing your life with a parrot can be an amazing thing! However it's important to consider just how much of a commitment they are. Here are some important things to consider.
-They live long lives. Some parrots such as Cockatoos and Macaws can live a hundred years or more! Even birds such as parakeets have the potential to live 15 or more.
-Most parrots require daily interaction. They are flock animals and don't understand when we have to leave for work, school or whatever it may be. They want to be with us 24/7.
-A healthy diet is required for their well-being.
-Needed medical treatment by an avian professional.
-A variety of toys is needed.
-Cleanliness is very important for the bird's health and yours.