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Bare-Eyed Cockatoo Bird Species Profile Bare-Eyed Cockatoo: Bare-eyed cockatoos are sociable, sweet and playful, but they can also be demanding and require plenty of interaction and cuddle time. They are smart and known for solving puzzles and other games. Bare-eyed cockatoos can be high-strung, but enjoy an active household. More >>
Barraband Parakeet Bird Species Profile Barraband Parakeet: The Barraband parakeet is known as a friendly and dependable bird. In the wild, they live in small groups that remain together. Barraband parakeets are social birds that can thrive in captivity if kept in a colony. More >>
Belgian Canary Bird Species Profile Belgian Canary: The Belgian canary is intended for more advanced bird enthusiasts. They tend to be nervous and high strung, and therefore do better in an environment in which this behavior is understood. Belgian canaries tend to be quite timid, and do not tend to breed as easily as other colorbred canaries. More >>
Black Lory Bird Species Profile Black Lory: The black lory is very unusual in the parrot world in that it is nearly all black (with the exception of its under tail feathers, which are red and yellow). Among the gentlest of lories, they are easily tamed and have intelligent, entertaining personalities. . More >>
Black-Capped Conure Bird Species Profile Black-Capped Conure: Black-capped conures are playful, affectionate and curious. They are intelligent and enjoy plenty of interaction with their humans. They require a lot of interaction and stimulation in order to avoid potential behavior problems due to boredom. More >>
Black-Capped Lory Bird Species Profile Black-Capped Lory: Black-capped lories are strikingly beautiful birds, with green wings, a red head and body around the wing, a black cap, gray-black cere, yellow underwings, and blue legs and belly. They are extroverted and playful, and are popular as pets because of their entertaining personalities. More >>
Black-Cheeked Lovebird Bird Species Profile Black-Cheeked Lovebird: Black-cheeked lovebirds are considered the most endangered of all the African parrot species. Avian experts advocate for captive black-cheeked lovebirds to be placed into well-managed breeding programs to ensure species survival because this species is so endangered in the wild. More >>
Black-Headed Caique Bird Species Profile Black-Headed Caique: The black-headed caique is a ball of energy that likes to entertain with its clownish acrobats. Its upbeat, playful and loving personality gives bird enthusiasts a reason to like this parrot. These pet birds are comical, fearless and rarely back down to anyone or anything. More >>
Blossom-Headed Parakeet Bird Species Profile Blossom-Headed Parakeet: The blossom-headed parakeet, one of the Psittacula parrots, is very rare, and avian experts advocate for captive birds of this species to be placed into a well-managed breeding program. As pets, Psittacula are more independent than other parrot species. More >>
Blue-and-Gold Macaw Bird Species Profile Blue-and-Gold Macaw: The well-known blue-and-gold macaw enjoys plenty of attention, head scratching and cuddling, but also likes to play and chew, so provide it colorful hard wooden blocks to destroy. They need lots of room to stretch their wings, so the largest possible is ideal. More >>
Blue-Crowned Conure Bird Species Profile Blue-Crowned Conure: One of the most popular conures, the blue-crowned conure enjoys chatting with its human companions and possess a intelligent, gentle and affectionate nature. More >>
Blue-Eyed Cockatoo Bird Species Profile Blue-Eyed Cockatoo: Blue-eyed cockatoos are rare, but in cases where they have been documented as pets, they are known to have one of the best personalities among cockatoos. They get their name from the striking blue ring around their eyes. More >>
Blue-Fronted Amazon Bird Species Profile Blue-Fronted Amazon: Although affectionate, the blue-fronted Amazon is also excitable, so keep your pet bird’s surroundings peaceful. Blue-fronted Amazons are playful, but not as destructive as other Amazon species. When it comes to housing a blue-fronted Amazon, the larger the cage is better. More >>
Blue-Headed Pionus Bird Species Profile Blue-Headed Pionus: Blue-headed Pionus parrots are intelligent and particularly more laid-back. Most Pionus parrots do best in a tranquil home environment. Although Pionus parrots are known for being independent, the blue-headed Pionus tends to be more affectionate with its owner. More >>
Blue-Naped Parrot Bird Species Profile Blue-Naped Parrot: The blue-naped parrot, also known as the Luzon parrot as well as the Philippine green parrot, is the smallest of the Tanygnathus parrot family. They strongly resemble the great-billed parrot but are smaller and have distinctive blue coloring across the crown and nape. More >>
Blue-Streaked Lory Bird Species Profile Blue-Streaked Lory: The blue-streaked lory, a highly endangered species, is mainly red with bright blue streaks on the mantle and hind neck and some black coloring in the tail. More >>
Blue-Throated Macaw Bird Species Profile Blue-Throated Macaw: The regal-looking blue-throated macaw is now a critically endangered species because of trapping for the pet trade. Thankfully, the species is fairly easy to breed in captivity. This large macaw is known for its friendly, intelligent, outgoing, playful personality. More >>
Bolborhynchus  Bird Species Profile Bolborhynchus Species: Parrots in the Bolborhynchus genus include the lineolated parakeets (B. lineola), Andean parakeet (B. orbygnesius) and the rufous-fronted parakeet (B. ferrugineifrons). These parrots are native to parts of Central and South America. More >>
Border Canary Bird Species Profile Border Canary: Border canaries are active, engaging birds that fit into the popular notion of the "Tweety" bird character. They are good natured and social and tend to amuse and entertain themselves with their own activities and singing. More >>
Bourke's Parakeet Bird Species Profile Bourke's Parakeet: Bourke’s parakeets are friendly and smart. They can make wonderful pets if hand-fed because hand-fed birds are less flighty than those that are parent-raised. Unlike other Australian parrots, such as the cockatiel or budgie, the Bourke’s parakeet is not as active. More >>
Bronze-Winged Pionus Bird Species Profile Bronze-Winged Pionus: Hand-reared bronze-winged Pionus parrots are especially sweet and gentle, but they also enjoy their independence. Bronze-winged Pionus parrots likes to bathe and positively respond to mistings from a spray bottle. They like to hang or swing while being sprayed. More >>
Brotogeris  Bird Species Profile Brotogeris Species: These small South American parakeets, slightly larger than parrotlets, are not well-known in the pet bird community, but they should be. They’re great talkers and whistlers, and they keep active with climbing and clowning around. More >>
Brown-Headed Parrot Bird Species Profile Brown-Headed Parrot: Although brown-headed parrots are endangered in their natural habitat, they are popular in aviculture. They are generally sweet-natured parrots and because they tend to be quieter than many parrot species, they are a popular choice for people in apartments. More >>
Brown-Throated Conure Bird Species Profile Brown-Throated Conure: The brown-throated conure (also known as St. Thomas conure) is a friendly, intelligent bird that often can learn to talk. More >>
Budgerigar  Bird Species Profile Budgerigar Species: There’s a reason why budgerigars (“budgies” for short) are one of the most popular pet birds. Not only are they colorful and cute, but a well-socialized budgie will seek out your interaction and perhaps even repeat words and phrases back to you (albeit, in a somewhat garbled voice). More >>
Buffon's Macaw Bird Species Profile Buffon's Macaw: Buffon's macaws, also known as great green macaws, are endangered and therefore are rarely kept as pets. These large macaws have beautiful coloring, including a mostly green body, red forehead and pale blue lower back, rump and upper tail cover feathers. More >>

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