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

11 Questions
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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Questions and Answers
  • 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. 

      Option 5

  • 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 great. 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 really 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 big 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 just 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.