For the most part, parrots are very social animals. Wild parrots enjoy hanging out with their flock, and similarly, our companion parrots like to be with their human flock. However, if they could, many our companion parrots would, on occasion, tell us, as the famous actress Greta Garbo once told the world, “I want to be alone.”
Sometimes our parrots are simply tired, and other times there is just too much going on in their environment. We must always remember that parrots are prey animals, which means that they might need a place to hide if they feel threatened by anything going on around them.
**For the full article, pick up the July 2009 issue of BIRD TALK**
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