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Birds That Sing

Many people love to keep birds as pets. They are considered lower-maintenance animal companions and can fill your home with wonderful singing and amusing chatter. Today, our Leighton vets share a list of pet birds that sing. 

Pet Birds That Sing Beautifully 

While a lot of birds have beautiful, colorful plumage and make great house pets, not every feathered friend can sing for you. Here is a list of some pet birds that sing.

1. Amazon Parrot

These parrots have truly vibrant personalities to match their colorful appearance. They have magnificent voices and love to show off their skills. They are also among the types of birds that can talk and sing. In fact, they have exceptional speaking abilities and can build large vocabularies. 

Amazon parrots are very intelligent animals and are known for being friendly. They can form strong bonds with their humans, adapt to their cages quickly, and even learn tricks. All these characteristics and more make them great house pets. 

Parrots do need a lot of mental stimulation, as they can get bored very easily. Without consistent attention, your parrot can become problematic and develop behavioral problems. 

2. Canary

No bird's song is more beautiful than a canary's. These birds are often bred for their singing. It's important to remember that while female canaries are capable of singing, their male counterparts are the real signers of this species. 

It's also a good idea to purchase canaries in pairs, since male canaries tend to sing to attract a female companion to mate with. 

A canary's diet includes seeds that can be found easily at most pet stores. 

3. Cockatiel

Cockatiel parrots are well-known for their smooth, powerful whistling, and are entertainers of the bird kingdom. They relish opportunities to perform and sing for other birds and humans. Along with having wonderful voices, they can also learn to dance and jump around to music and singing. 

This small parrot is one of the most popular pet birds and boasts a variety of color patterns, along with a crest. This makes them an attractive pet in addition to being friendly and easy to tame. 

Cockatiel care and taming are easier than many other species partially due to how intelligent this bird is. 

4. Goldfinch

Another beautifully colored bird that sings a lovely song, the goldfinch is a very popular pet. They are small and typically brownish-red, with a red face, white cheeks, black and yellow wings, and a pale bottom half. The goldfinch prefers to eat thistles and sunflower seeds. 

Many bird lovers will recognize these birds for being featured in shows and contests, given their amazing singing ability and their upbeat behavior. 

5. Nightingale 

This nightingale's song incorporates different tones and melodies learned from its parents and passed on to its young. This small bird may be brownish and rather plain-looking, but don't let appearances fool you - they have a powerful singing voice to rival other birds on this list. 

Unlike other birds, the nightingale does not only sing exclusively in the morning and evening. As its name suggests, it likes to sing late into the night, into the silence of the darkness. 

The nightingale likes to eat bugs and beetles. Seeds are also a favorite food. 

6. Robin 

Robins stand out due to both their coloring and their voices. They originally hailed from warmer climates, including northern Europe, central Asia and the Maghreb. They are also found in the British sles and the Canary Islands.

These birds are on the small side, only growing to be about 11 inches long, so they will not take up as much space as some larger birds. Their stunning shade of red matches their typically outgoing personalities and friendliness with humans. Robins are only known for being aggressive when aggravated. 

Robins prefer to eat worms and bugs, which can be found in your garden. 

Avian & Exotic Pet Care at All Animal Clinic 

Whether you've just brought home a new pet bird or have owned an exotic pet for years, you'll probably have questions pop up that need the knowledge and experience of a team of veterinary professionals. 

Our vets at All Animal Clinic are dedicated to helping your exotic pet live a long, healthy life. From performing routine preventive care and physical exams to assessing illnesses, health and behavior issues, we are here to help. We also accept walk-in and work-in emergencies for exotic pets. We look forward to addressing any questions or concerns you may have about pet health and ownership. 

Note: The advice provided in this post is intended for informational purposes and does not constitute medical advice regarding people or pets. If you are concerned about your pet's health, contact your veterinarian right away for diagnosis and treatment.

Are you looking into getting a singing pet bird for your home? Contact our Leighton vets today. We can answer questions, and provide helpful guidance and advice.

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