Parrots can be great additions to the family or wonderful companions for people living alone. But are they really suitable as Christmas gifts or at any other time or year?
Sadly, like many pets bought as Christmas presents, many parrots end up unwanted, uncared for and destined for the nearest bird sanctuary.
Talk a look at this article from World Bird Sanctuary: http://world-bird-sanctuary.blogspot.com/2010/12/rookie-files-pondering-parrots-as.html
So if you are thinking of buying someone a parrot this Christmas, please do your research and check it out with them first.