Large caged birds eg cockatiels cockatoos and parrots

Small Parrot Birds

The larger caged birds have powerful hooked beaks and can give a very nasty bite. They can become distressed, so Fig. 15.9 Catching a small parrot with the aid of a towel Fig. 15.9 Catching a small parrot with the aid of a towel dimming the light and reducing the noise will reduce this. Remove any toys or accessories from the cage to allow easier and less stressful capture. The use of a towel or small blanket will enable you to catch the larger birds, remembering not to hold them too tightly,...