Category: Bird

Monk parakeet – Wikipedia

Species of bird

The monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), also known as the Quaker parrot, is a species of true parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is a small, bright-green parrot with a greyish breast and greenish-yellow abdomen. Its average lifespan is 20–30 years. It originates from the temperate to subtropical areas of Argentina and the surrounding countries in South America. Self-sustaining feral populations occur in many places, mainly in North America and Europe.


The monk parakeet was described by the French polymath Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon in 1780 in his Histoire Naturelle

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The Most Friendly Pet Birds

If you are trying to choose the right bird to buy as a pet, there are a lot of things to consider. 

The fact is that some birds are friendlier than others. We have listed some of the most affectionate birds that people keep as pets for your benefit.

Most Friendly Pet Birds

1. Cockatiel

The cockatiel is definitely among the most social and friendliest pet birds in the entire world. These beautiful birds are very popular for a number of reasons. They are also very intelligent and easy to train for the most part.

The average cockatiel grows to

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Animal Lovers Pet Shop Torrance California

Store Hours

Mon-Sat: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

At Animal Lovers Pet Shop in Torrance, our job is to help you keep your pets happy and healthy. We know how much you love your pets!
Our staff is committed to continually learning more about pet care, products and nutrition. We promise to do our best for you and the animals you love.

At Animal Lovers store you will find…

  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • A clean, bright well-stocked store
  • Lots of great products for birds, reptiles, and more
  • Wide selection of healthy birds and reptiles
  • Competitive
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The Best Pet Bird Types

Care Guides







Large parrots

Before you get a bird…

can we pick your brain?

  • Is this an impulse purchase or a long-time desire? (If it’s an impulse: STOP shopping! Birds live a long time and are actually a lot of responsibility.)
  • Can you afford the cost of vet care, food and toys?
  • Can you spend at least half an hour a day interacting with your bird? (These guys are social)
  • Is everyone in your household ready for a bird?
  • Can you clean a cage every day?
  • Can you get a bird-sitter when you’re out
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Veterinarian in Roseville, CA | Bird & Pet Clinic of Roseville

(916)773-6049Welcome Back Furry and Feathered Friends, we’ve missed you! Due to current world events, we now have guidelines for entering the building, for the foreseeable future.

**Scheduled Doctor Appointments will only be allowed in the building.**
**Emergency visits, technician appointments, medication and food pick-ups will all remain curbside.**

**You can elect to remain curbside and do everything over the phone, as we have been.**
**Your pet will be well taken care of while inside, if you elect to remain in the car.**

If you wish to be inside, the following guidelines will apply:

1. You are REQUIRED to have a

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