Petland’s birds are all born in the United States and bought from breeders that are regulated by the USDA. Pet birds make great companions and excellent pets! They brighten our homes, enrich our lives and can even improve our mental and physical health. The key to bringing happiness to all members of your family is choosing the right pet bird that fits your home and lifestyle. Petland Hillsboro carries a variety of birds and the food & supplies for all types of birds. Please call or stop in to see what we have as our pet stock is constantly changing.
Parakeet/ Budgie – Parakeets are curious and affectionate when handled often. They are highly recommended for first-time bird owners. They will interact with the whole family and are excellent whistlers and sometimes mimic speech.
Cockatiel– The Cockatiel is one of the most common companion birds and a great choice for a first-time bird owner. They are affectionate and great with the whole family. Some will mimic speech, but they are better at mimicking whistling.
Conure – Conures are affectionate and playful birds. They can be clownish and very loud. Some Conures are good at mimicking speech. We carry a variety of species depending on availability.
Cockatoo– Cockatoos are by far the most affectionate and cuddly of birds. They require a great amount of attention and can be very loud when demanding it. Cockatoos also like to chew and can be destructive to furniture if not supervised. They mimic speech but have a limited number of words in their vocabulary. We carry a variety of species depending on availability.
Amazon Parrot– Amazons Can be outgoing and sociable but can also bond strongly with one person. Amazons are very good at mimicking speech and can have a large vocabulary. We carry a variety of species depending on availability.
Macaw- Macaws are friendly and bond strongly with their owners. They can be destructive and loud if the appropriate amount of time is not spent with them. Macaws are easy to train and readily mimic speech and other sounds in their environment. We carry a variety of species depending on availability.
African Grey- The African Greys are probably considered the most intelligent parrots. They are excellent at mimicry and copy the accent of the person they mimic. Greys can choose a favorite person and will be very affectionate with them.
Lovebird – These small birds have a big attitude. Lovebirds are interactive and comical in their behavior – they love to hide in pockets! Very few lovebirds talk, but they have a variety of calls. Variety depends on availability.
Rose Breasted Cockatoo
Everyone has to be stunned by the beauty of this bird. A beautiful pink and rose color with soft grey on it’s chest, these birds are just as soft to the touch as cotton.One of the smaller Cockatoos, this species is often considered to be a better talker than most other Cockatoos. The male is usually slightly more rose colored than pink, and has black eyes as opposed to the female’s redish iris.
Best talkers, smartest parrots”. That is what you will hear when people speak of their Congos and Timneh African Grey species. And in all likelihood, they are right! A stunning silvery grey package of brains!
And they do talk, but in addition to talk, you will get the beep of your microwave, your cell phone ringing, the doorbell, and your wife yelling for your kids! All will be in perfect reproduction, and so much so, that you will reach for a phone that is not ringing, and wonder why your wife does not stop her calling! Prepare yourself, when owning an African Grey parrot, for intelligence that will amaze you.
The Blue-fronted Amazon is a South American species of Amazon parrot and one of the most common Amazon parrots kept in captivity as a pet or companion parrot. Its common name is derived from the distinctive blue marking on its head just above its beak.
Generally, these beauties are thought to be one of the best talkers in the Amazon family, along with the DYH, the Yellow Nape, and the Yellow Crowns. Just plain fun birds to own. They never stop playing, and entertaining! Smart, charismatic… a wonderful addition to a family who understands letting a bird be a bird.
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