In captivity, Quaker Parrots have no choice but to take man as a flock-social partner. This can explain why many of the species can be easily taught to imitate human sound. Whether or not a direct correlation exists between Quaker Parrots’ amiable natures and their ability to mimic human words, has been an unresolved issue of age-old debates. This is the x-factor that makes birds capable of speaking. However, you should remember that like dogs or cats, Quaker Parrots too have varying characteristics and personalities. Don't expect your Quaker Parrot to behave in the same manner as your Quaker Parrots. It will be your mistake, not theirs.
Buying your First Quaker Parrot
The golden rule is: NEVER BUY ON IMPULSE
You may be buying your very first bird, or perhaps you are looking for a companion bird for your present pet. Either way, a little brain-racking and research can go a long way. You should weigh all options carefully in order to get the Quaker Parrot that would suit you, your family and your lifestyle. You must assess the personality and behavioral patterns of the Quaker Parrot to decide if it is right for you. This is a crucial aspect in the process of buying your bird. Quaker Parrots are intelligent birds and have very distinct temperaments and behave differently to different situations. Some Quaker Parrots are naturally adaptive and will adjust to your surroundings in days. On the other hand, some Quaker Parrots are moody and ill-tempered. They will take time to agree with your home environment. However, don't lose patience. Step into your Quaker Parrot's shoes...err..claws and think. Even you will need time to like a new house!
When you go to a retailer to choose your Quaker Parrot, keep both your ears and eyes open. Listen to what the seller has to say. Also, watch the Quaker Parrot's