Parrots

Resources About Parrots

HPAI prevention methods and biosecurity protocols in a simple bulleted checklist format.
HPAI prevention methods and biosecurity protocols in a simple bulleted checklist format.
Learn and share fun facts about goats with this infographic!
Learn and share fun facts about goats with this infographic!
Three blue and gold macaws perch together on a branch.
Parrots are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Parrots are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Everything you wanted to know (and some stuff you probably didn’t) about parrot health checkups!
Everything you wanted to know (and some stuff you probably didn't) about parrot health checkups!
two cockatoos perching on rope in an aviary
A primer on what an parrot sanctuary needs training and protocols in place for when it comes to the compassionate care of residents.
A primer on what an parrot sanctuary needs training and protocols in place for when it comes to the compassionate care of residents.
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Why is it important for parrot sanctuaries to perform health examinations? What are the benefits beyond individual health?
Why is it important for parrot sanctuaries to perform health examinations? What are the benefits beyond individual health?

Fun Facts About Parrots

Would you like a side of dirt or clay with your dinner? Probably not! Yup, some parrots, though not every parrot, may eat dirt or clay in order to gain minerals, specifically sodium in many cases.
Did you know that some parrot feathers contain a pigment that is bacteria-resistant and prevents their feathers from damage caused by certain bacteria? How cool is that?
Parrots are attentive parents. They take special care of their children, guarding them, teaching them important skills, and nurturing their physical and cognitive development. The care of the parents and the care of other adult flock-mates help ensure a well-adjusted, independent adult.

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