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 »

Several parrots and related species that are capable of talking can be found on the Birds Now website. This website has ads from private owners and aviaries. Many of these birds are young and have not been trained to tal... More »

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Parrots live in just about all of the tropical climate zones around the world, showing up in Central and South America, southern Africa, south Asia and Australia. There are more than 350 different species that fit under ... More »

Parrots learn to speak by mimicking the sounds they hear. People who talk to their parrots will notice that as long as the bird is happy and healthy, it will begin to mimic the sounds it hears, which may be its owner's w... More »

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 »

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 »

Parrot eggs take 2 1/2 to 4 weeks to hatch, depending on the species of bird. Larger parrot species usually require a longer incubation time. Most parrots lay three to five eggs. More »