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Why are parrots apparently able to talk?

Budgerigars, conures, amazons, african greys or macaws, one of the most endearing features of parrots is there inherent ability to imitate a wide variety sounds and even “talk” back to us. We love to hear their clever mimicry and sometimes cheeky outbursts. But have you ever wondered why these birds can copy our utterings while other birds are only […]

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How to Clean your Bird Cage

A group of youngsters at the Goodwin Community Center in Springfield, Pennsylvania were researching how to look after the community parakeet and found this list of very useful resources on a commercial cleaning company website.  Their mentor, Nancy Hopeck, sent us the details so we can share with you. There’s a lot of useful basic info on […]

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Is your parrot a Bradley Wiggins fan?

Keeping your parrot fit and healthy is one of the main responsibilities of ownership and giving your bird plenty of exercise out of the cage is an important factor in maintaining its physical and mental health. The bird experts at Montana have come up with a stimulating activity bike as an interesting way for you […]

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Does your pet parrot know where he lives?

Teaching your pet parrot to talk can be an amusing and rewarding experience, but it requires both patience and persistence on the part of the bird’s owner. Simple words and phrases are the usual vocabulary for most pet birds, but this lady obviously went to extraordinary lengths to educate her feathered companion. A lost pet […]

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Be careful if you teach your parrot to talk!

What next? A parrot ordering pizza?   This is all part of some zany PR stunt by phone manufacturer Gigaset.  Until 9th May, you can talk to the parrot (actually one of three parrots) live via their facebook page. You may not get the most stimulating conversation but it seems like the parrot(s) and audience are […]

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Parrots for Christmas?

Parrots can be great additions to the family or wonderful companions for people living alone. But are they really suitable as Christmas gifts or at any other time or year? Sadly, like many pets bought as Christmas presents, many parrots end up unwanted, uncared for and destined for the nearest bird sanctuary. Talk a look […]

Visit Parrotize UK for even more parrot cage bargains

We’ve been busy the last couple of months updating our systems and putting the finishing touches to our new parrot cages website – Parrotize.co.uk. You’ll find great bargains on: Your favourite Montana Cages Rainforest Cages – an exciting new range for macaws to budgies Java Trees and Parrot Stands Breeding cages and aviaries and much more coming […]

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