Amazon Parrot Care Guide
Amazon parrots are actually a group of very similar birds, rather than a single parrot. Amazon parrots are grouped together however because they all require similar care and looking after. The Amazon parrot is a very social animal and is renowned for its ability to talk. If you intend to buy an Amazon Parrot for sale, you will need to know how to care for it, read on to find out how to care for Amazon parrots.
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- One of the most important things to consider when buying an Amazon parrot for sale, or any parrot for that matter, is how you are going to keep him happy. Amazon parrots are like African greys in their intelligence and sociability. If you buy a single Amazon parrot for sale, you will need to provide him with several hours worth of care a day. It may be the case that when the Amazon parrot gets to breeding age, you will have to get it a partner anyway as this is their natural behaviour in the wild.
- Amazon parrots need a cage that is large enough to allow them to fully stretch their wings and to move around in. An Amazon parrot can live in a cage but requires several hours out of the cage everyday. An outdoor aviary that allows the Amazon parrot the space to fly. Outdoor aviaries need to have a separate room that can keep a constant temperature. You can search for bird cages for sale on Bird Trader.
- The Amazon parrot has a fairly varied diet in the wild, eating fruits, nuts and seeds. If you buy an Amazon parrot for sale, you can feed him specialised bird pellet mix or a seed diet. Seed diets provide much more variety but will have to supplemented with vitamins. Things such as fruits or vegetables make excellent treats. Obviously, make sure that any Amazon parrots in your care have lots of fresh water.
- If you buy an Amazon parrot for sale, you should be aware that they are renowned for being destructive and need to be kept entertained and provided with plenty of destructible toys. Amazon parrots are also known to be very loud, especially when bored, the squawking can however be replaced with learned speech.