Parrot species from around the world share many traits: loud vocalizations, chewing, pair-bonding, allopreening and close family units. Our pet parrots are as influenced by seasonal and hormonal changes as their truly wild counterparts.
Many parrots also exhibit behaviors unique to their species. Understand the behaviors of your Austral-Asian species to help you create an environment that your bird finds enriching.
**For the full article, pick up the July 2011 issue of BIRD TALK at your local retailer or by purchasing a PDF download here.**
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