What Are the Absolute Worst Types of Parrots for a First-time Bird Owner?

Once again, although well-intentioned, people are breaking down your choices into the macro of species (Quora question).

One answer started with

  1. Cockatoos
  2. Macaws
  3. Amazons

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What To Feed My 27 Birds From Finches To A Blue Front Amazon
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What To Feed My 27 Birds From Finches To A Blue Front Amazon

Hi I’m looking for a dietary regimen for an Amazon Blue Front parrot.

He is used to a seed diet and I’m looking to provide him with a healthier diet.

Do you have any recommendations?

Also, I need a healthy diet for a sun conure. A dietary regimen for parakeets and also for finches of various varieties.

I’m looking to save money considering I have 27 different birds.

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How Do Amazon Parrots Use Light to Synthesize Vitamin D Having No Preening Gland? And Other Captive Amazon Care Questions
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How Do Amazon Parrots Use Light to Synthesize Vitamin D Having No Preening Gland? And Other Captive Amazon Care Questions

How do Amazon parrots use light to synthesize Vitamin D having no preening gland?

As I was curating this post on Amazon parrot questions it got me thinking about one of my favorite subjects, full spectrum lighting and the synthesis of vitamin D in birds.

Amazon parrots are relatively unique having no preening gland (along with doves, pigeons and Hyacinth macaws).

The uropygial aka preening gland oozes a slippery goo which a bird rubs its head and beak against. Then spreads this oil over its feathered body.

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Can the lack of change in your bird’s life drive it’s bad behavior?
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Can the lack of change in your bird’s life drive it’s bad behavior?

I received a phone call from a woman with a 15-year-old Blue Front Amazon.
He was in the original cage he had come home in 15 years ago.
The cage needed replacing and she was seeking a residential model.
Because he didn’t like being in the (24″ x 24″ brass) bird cage he had his own room.
In the room was his own futon.
He perched on top of the futon where he’d been whittling down the wood for a while and spent a lot of time under the futon on a blanket.

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Help for a Yellow Head Parrot
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Help for a Yellow Head Parrot

Good Day! I have a beautiful Yellow Head Parrot that has been with me since birth. we grew up together! My mom bought him,(Chico) When I was born, and according to my mother, he had just been born. I am now 56 years young, LOL!! 
 
He is very healthy and happy.
He is my little companion and I have just decided to remodel his cage and give him some more love, do something different.

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