How Much Is The Cheapest Parrot?

How much is a parrot cost?

Updated Parrot Price in 2018

Parrot SpeciesPrice Range in 2018 (USD)Avg Price (USD)
African Gray Parrots$1500 to $3000$2250
Amazon parrots$400 to $1000$700
Caiques$500 to $1500$1000
Cockatiels$125 to $200$162.5

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What is the cheapest bird that talks?

Budgie

Are parrots expensive to keep?

Parrots can make great pets and at first glance they can look like one of the cheaper animals to own. Although it’s true some Parrot species do not cost much to buy, there are other expenses related to their care that must be considered such as cages, toys, food, vet visits and insurance.

How much does a parrot cost at Petsmart?

Parakeets cost about $20-$25 at Petsmart. This price is relatively cheap and is worth the purchase. Because they are not super expensive, I would recommend getting a companion bird. If you have the means and time to care for multiple birds, then both pets will live happier lives.

Do all parrots talk?

But, does every companion parrot talk in human language? While parrots do have the ability to mimic sounds that have value to them, not all will make sounds that you want them to make.

Which bird is best for talking?

African grey

Why are parrots so expensive?

African Grey Parrots are expensive compared to the other species of parrots because the very process of obtaining legal ownership over this rare species of parrots is costly. And then there is also the proper maintenance and upbringing cost of these parrots which tend to live for around 50 years.

Can I buy a parrot?

You do not “buy” a parrot. A parrot adopts you. People don’t realize the work that it takes to care for a parrot. So many people think a parrot just needs seed and it’s all good, but in fact they need fresh fruits and vegetables, and depending on the species of bird, some have specific dietary needs.

How much is an Amazon parrot?

An Amazon parrot will cost you on average around $1500 to buy. Rarer Amazon subspecies can cost up to $3000, whereas on the lower end the most common of these birds will cost $1000.

What birds can talk?

Songbirds and parrots are the two groups of birds able to learn and mimic human speech. However, it has been found that the mynah bird, part of the starling family, can also be conditioned to learn and create human speech. Pet birds can be taught to speak by their owners by mimicking their voice.

How long do pet birds live?

While these birds have been reported to live over 100 years in captivity, most pet cockatoos live between 40 to 70 years, depending on their care. Cockatiels, also one of the most common type of pet parrots, are small birds native to Australia.

Do cockatoos talk?

The cockatoo is one of several parrots with the ability to talk. Teaching a bird to talk is a process that requires patience and dedication, but one that can come with a large reward. Cockatoos can mimic almost any sound, including words.