The Art of Mastering Birds

Knowing More about Parrotlets

Parrots when they are very young are referred to as parrotlets. Their bodies are small with an average length of about six inches. The weight of an average bodied parrotlet is around 28 grams. They are domestic birds kept by a lot of people. Humans have seen the importance of rearing parrotlets in their homes. These birds are very much friendly and can be trained for some purposes in the house.T Once there is a person in the compound the parrot will notify their owners. People who have little knowledge on the parrotlets are bound to have some misconceptions about the birds and their behavior.

Parrotlets are very beautiful pet birds to have in your compound. The colors of a parrot are different depending on the species. The difference in color is brought about by the difference in the species. Some of the species of the parrots are expensive and rare to find. The Pacific parrot is the most available species of the parrotlets. Some parrotlets are green, yellow and blue wing in color. It is very hard to find the species that are yellow in color in many parts of the world.

Thet have an amazing appetite that best suits them for their character. Parrots like cracking nuts for fun and also exercising their beaks which is for that purpose. They like breaking the nuts and opening them to eat what is inside. Natural supplements are also used as a way of feeding the parrotlets for proper growth. Parrotlets require a lot of energy as compared to fully grown parrots which can feed on nuts and some other readily available food material for survival. High sugar content foods are not suitable for parrotlets. Avoid also food with high-fat content as a feed for your parrotlets.

Every pet bird needs the attention of their owner. Parrotlets require very less attention by their owners as they are capable of playing by themselves. Io minutes attention is enough for the fully grown birds. Make sure you put enough play materials in the cages of the parrotlets for them to use them when they want to play. Parrotlets don’t need company from other birds as they don’t bond well. Parrots are a territorial bird which only requires the attention of their owners and the attention of fellow parrots. Their houses should be made separate to that of other pets.

The birds can easily get aggressive when they are provoked. Parrots are fearless and can be harmful to other pets if not well separated from each other. Little kids should be kept far from them to avoid disturbing them and getting injured. However the birds are friendly depending on the kind of interaction one has with them.