When it comes to choosing your first pet bird, there are a great range of species available. so selecting the best bird, especially if you’re new to keeping birds, can be a major challenge.
Things to bare in mind include –
How long pet birds can live – many will live for 10 years or more
How much noise certain birds make during the day
So it is essential to select a suitable species from the outset.
There are a number of pet bird species that make excellent pets which are suitable for beginners.
This article is all about the best pet birds for beginners
You probably have already heard of parakeets ( budgies). They are very friendly and affectionate birds when you look after them properly. They come in some amazing colours which makes them eye catching to children and adults alike. Budgies are easy to train to perform several tricks, and with a lot of patience you can literally teach them to talk. All parakeets need human interaction some more than others. If time spent with your parakeet is in short supply it is a good idea to keep a pair together to stop your birds getting lonely. Just make sure you do not put 2 females together as they will fight. If you decide on a parakeet or two you will need a suitable cage. Check out this article the-top-four-cages-for-parakeets-budgies
If you want a bird that is easy to care for, and looks after its self then finches could be a great option. They are lively birds which are always moving are great to sit and watch. They are not birds that climb so need a cage that is big enough for them to fly around in. You should always keep them in pairs or in groups as finches are very sociable in nature. . They make for amazing pets for children as they do not like to be handled and are so easy to keep. Finch cages come in many shapes and sizes. Click here to view the best cages available
A cockatiel can be a great starter bird. They really are no more challenging than a budgie,easy to care for and handle. and a better option than some of the smaller parrots which can give a sharp nip or two. That said, keep in mind that any bird you get will need a certain amount of attention. Because they do not bite you can safely walk around with it on your shoulder and give it a gentle cuddle. So if you want a bird you can handle and wont nip the kids you cant go far wrong than a cockatiel. Cages for cockatiels dont need to be as a parrots. Click here to see the best cages around