Most common types of birds such as pets

When choosing a bird as a pet, it is necessary to tell your customers to assess what types of care they will need in order to provide the ideal environment for them to grow healthy and happy.

As professionals we know that many species of birds in our country are forbidden as pets and are often trafficked. It should be consulted, because the breeding of birds threatened in captivity is a crime that can result in very high fines. 

Like all pets, having them is not a hobby as they are not toys that can be thrown out of the house when they are bored. They are sentient living beings that deserve to be loved and cared for by their owners.

That is why we must know in depth what their needs are to guarantee their well-being taking into account factors such as their size and the space from which it is available, their level of socialization and domestication, the experience in the care of birds and the life expectancy of the species. 

The latter is very important, since while a canary can last about 15 years, parrots can live up to 50 years. In addition, we know that there are birds that are very sociable and enjoy living in couple, as in the case of parakeet, agaporni, Mandarin diamond or parrot.


Lovebirds are one of the birds preferred by domestic bird lovers because they are very adorable. However, we must bear in mind that they are very sociable animals and that they are usually happier living as a couple, so it is advisable to have a male and a female.

It is a very cheerful bird that is usually in a good mood, which makes them sing often and that we are also happy with the day. 

Also, with the benefit that they don't require much care.


Along with lovebirds, they are among the most preferred domestic birds. Their diet is based on vegetables  and seeds and they always need to have something close to sharpen the beak, like a jibia bone.

One of the biggest advantages is that they are very clean, so it is common to see them by getting their own spit. However, it is also important that they have water to do so. 

It's essential to keep your nails from growing too much.


Nymphs are animals that require a lot of affection, but in return they are excellent partners. 

They're caressing, looking for you, and they can even engineer them to get attention in a thousand ways. In addition, they are very ready, so it is not difficult to teach them how to emit different sounds.


Goldfinches are very energetic birds and are very beautiful. The biggest advantage is that they are not usually very rebellious birds, as they are used to living in houses. 

In addition, it is a very independent species so they do not require much care and are happy without it being necessary to pay much attention to them. 

They sing a lot, so it can be good for some and an inconvenience for others, something that should be valued before buying it.


Cockatoos are very restless birds that need a lot of interaction and go out for a walk around the house every day. Otherwise, they get bored and very sad. 

In addition, they need a lot of space. Therefore, if you are not going to stay at home for a long time or if the owner travels frequently, it is better to discard it. The good thing is that they are very nice and that they can be taught to emit many sounds, which will liven up the home a lot.


Parrots are very used to living with people and learn very fast. In addition, they do not need a cage. Of course, they are very dependent birds when too much attention is paid to them. It is important that they are taught to fend for themselves.
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