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Enrichment Made Easy, Part 6: Social Enrichment

Birds of a feather flock together (or with you).

Social enrichment is key for pet birdsThe biggest social dynamic for parrots is the flock. A parrot alone in the wild is rare because they are flock animals by nature. That flock dynamic gives them many benefits: protection, social contact, breeding options, communal foraging and roosting. A parrot in a home setting generally does not enjoy the social opportunity that the wild flocks offer.

 **For the full article, pick up the December 2010 issue of BIRD TALK at your local retailer or by purchasing a PDF download here.**

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