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There are over 350 species of parrots worldwide, and macaws, parakeets, cockatoos, Amazon parrots and lovebirds belong to this group. These omnivores stand out from other bird groups because of their rich colors, with th... More »

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Sciencekids.com and Livescience.com both offer kid-friendly information about parrots. Sciencekids.com offers a list of fun parrot facts for kids, such as the fact that some parrots can live for over 80 years. More »

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A parrot's lifespan ranges from 5 to 100 years, depending on the specific species and environment. Amazon parrots have an average lifespan of 50 to 70 years. Cockatiels, canaries and parakeets tend to have shorter lifesp... More »

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Depending on the species, a parrot can make a variety of sounds, including a screaming squawk, chirps, human words, kissing sounds and nearly any other sound the master mimic hears. Parrots are highly social creatures th... More »

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The proper term for a group of parrots is a pandemonium, although they are also referred to as a company or flock. Parrots are social birds who live in large groups of up to 1,000 birds. More »

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Parrots eat seeds, pellets, fruits, vegetables, brown rice, wheat bread and peanuts. Parrots should not eat chocolate, avocado and rhubarb. Parrots are lactose intolerant, so they should not have any dairy products. More »

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