Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

2 Bumps

What pet birds aren’t from the parrot family?

I have a DCFS Licensed Preschool in my home so needless to say I follow the rules and regulations of DCFS. I and looking to buy a bird however I’m not allow to have birds from the parrot family. What pet birds aren't from the parrot family?

 
MrsMorrell

Asked by MrsMorrell at 1:25 PM on Feb. 21, 2013 in Pets

Level 10 (379 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (4)
  • All hookbills are parrots, so you cannot have parakeets, conures, Amazons, African greys, cockatoos, cockatiels, Quakers--in short, most of the pet birds sold in stores are off limits.

    Finches aren't parrots. Canaries are also okay, and they're beautiful singers if you get the males. I believe mynahs are also okay, but they can be hard to find now. Good luck. If you have any questions, PM me. I used to do bird rescue and can put you in touch with expers on any kind of pet bird you want to buy.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 1:40 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Hmmm...I know that all birds with hooked beaks are considered parrots.
    PandaGwen

    Answer by PandaGwen at 1:29 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Finches I think and these


    Non-Parrot Pet Birds


      http://www.marthastewart.com/817889/non-parrot-pet-birds

    sunshine196

    Answer by sunshine196 at 1:28 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • LOL! I guess you aren't going to get a Toucan so how about a beta fish instead?
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:34 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

Next question in Pets
Stubborn Pug

Next question overall (Trying to Conceive)
Is this positive?

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN