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Taxonomy: Ferret Mammals Rabbit
Taxonomy: Avian Parrot
Taxonomy: Avian Mammals Reptiles & Amphibians
Careful observation of avian body language can provide clues when a bird is receptive to play or handling. Download this client education handout to share helpful advice on interpreting psittacine bird postures and behaviors.
Behavior is the most direct tool a wild bird has to respond to its environment, and it ultimately determines whether it survives and breeds in its natural environment. There are two functional categories of avian behaviors: self-maintenance behaviors and social behaviors.