Quiz: What Type Of Bird Will Make The Best Pet For You?

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Quiz: What Type Of Bird Will Make The Best Pet For You?

People usually select birds as a pet option thinking that they would be easy to take care of. This is not the case, like any other pet; they require nurturing and constant love. Are you interested in adopting a bird? Take this quiz to find out which type would be best suited for you to take care of!


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  • 1. 
    How much time do you think you have to devote to a bird?
    • A. 

      Do they even require time to be wasted on?

    • B. 

      Maybe an hour?

    • C. 

      All day! I'm almost always at home, and I want something to focus on.

    • D. 

      I would divide a large portion of my day looking after them, but only after school/work.

    • E. 

      30 mins I guess.

  • 2. 
    How much bird experience do you have?
    • A. 

      Lots! I've owned several other birds, and I've got plenty of information on caring for birds.

    • B. 

      None/not that much, but I'm eager to learn.

    • C. 

      None/not that much - I just want something to watch and do basic tasks for.

    • D. 

      What kind of question is this?

    • E. 

      Ugh, I just want to relax with a sweet friend.

  • 3. 
    What will be your reaction if somebody shows you a beautiful Cockatoo they just purchased?
    • A. 

      I'm kind of scared of it. And the mess?! Does it require a diaper?

    • B. 

      OMG, that bird is AWESOME! I want one RIGHT NOW!

    • C. 

      Wow, that bird is excellent. I hope she's giving it lots and lots of attention - I don't want to wake up to constant screaming.

    • D. 

      I want a bird smaller than a hamster, please.

    • E. 

      It's nice, but it's too big/it might bite the kids too hard.

  • 4. 
    Would you prefer a bird that talks back to you?
    • A. 

      Would I? That's the most important thing!

    • B. 

      It would be really nice, but I don't need it.

    • C. 

      No, I don't want it to talk or make noise. I just want a silent companion, like I am

    • D. 

      I'd rather have it sing.

    • E. 

      It would be nice, but I wouldn't buy a bird just because of its talking ability.

  • 5. 
    Do you have kids/are you a kid?
    • A. 

      No, the kids are out of the nest - now I want to be a parrot-parent.

    • B. 

      Yes. I want a bird that'll be my companion and entertain the kids without hurting them.

    • C. 

      Yes - part of the reason I want one is to be a playmate to my kid(s).

    • D. 

      Yeah! I've been bugging Mom to get me one so much, she's finally let me have one!

    • E. 

      The answer doesn't matter, since I just want a bird to watch.

  • 6. 
    How do you feel about adopting a bird?
    • A. 

      I feel uneasy, I hope it's not expensive!

    • B. 

      I've been seriously considering it - I want a significant type of bird, and I'd want to talk to a foster parent.

    • C. 

      That'd be fine, I never thought they had them before.

    • D. 

      I don't think they'd have little birds; they'd probably have Conures and Cockatoos.

    • E. 

      I've seen adorable white pigeons wandering around, if there's a rescue for them, I'll go to it!

  • 7. 
    What kind of relationship do you want to have with your bird?
    • A. 

      I want to have a close bond with my bird, I've read up on this sort of thing.

    • B. 

      I want to impress my friends with my awesome bird!

    • C. 

      Nah, I'd just like to watch them.

    • D. 

      I would like to have a quiet friend, but I don't need a especially strong bond.

    • E. 

      I want a bond, but I don't want the bird to try and mate with me!

  • 8. 
    What do you want your bird to look like?
    • A. 

      Pretty small, cute, but not with one of those huge beaks!

    • B. 

      Small - really cute with a body just made for cuddling!

    • C. 

      Big and really flashy, like those birds I saw on TV.

    • D. 

      I want a large, engaging bird that can offer life-time friendship.

    • E. 

      Like a hamster. Really small and really cute!

  • 9. 
    What kind of relations or friends do you have? Are they, and your significant other if you have one, okay with your having a bird?
    • A. 

      My whole family (husband/boyfriend and kid(s)) are supportive!

    • B. 

      They don't really want a bird, but it'd be my bird, anyway.

    • C. 

      They're okay with it.

    • D. 

      My whole family (all over 18) are really interested in getting a bird. It would be primarily mine, but a family pet too.

    • E. 

      My husband/boyfriend is supportive, but we don't want our bird hurting our baby/young child.

  • 10. 
    What's your budget for having a bird?
    • A. 

      We've got plenty of money and have no qualms about spending it on our bird!

    • B. 

      We've got $200+ left over, but we don't want to be continually spending money.

    • C. 

      About $20 - $50.

    • D. 

      Over a hundred.

    • E. 

      At least one person in our family has a productive job, and we've got money saved.

  • 11. 
    What kind of living situation do you have?
    • A. 

      I'm living with my parents.

    • B. 

      I have a small house, but plenty of space in the backyard.

    • C. 

      I've got space in the house, but I/ my landlord don't/doesn't want a single scratch on the house!

    • D. 

      I own a large house and have plenty of space for exercising my bird.

    • E. 

      I have barely any room and want a bird that won't take up a lot of space.

    • F. 

      I have a medium-sized house and a place to put a medium-sized cage.