Many people in the UK enjoy keeping caged pet birds. Birds such as Parrots, Canaries, Finches, Parakeet and Budgies can make a grat addition to your family. Compared to other pets, caged birds are relatively low maintnance and less expensive to keep and look after.
Some people keep canaries on their own, however this is recommended as caged birds do prefer to be kept with others, as in the wild, these birds live in flocks and a sociable animals. That is why many people have a bird aviary in order to keep lots of birds together in their gardens.
When keeping parrots, it is important their living environment is clean and is big enough for them to stretch and move around. Parrots are highly Intelligent birds and have be know to suffer from behavioural problems stemming from boredom, anxiety and depression. It is always important to closely monitor the health of your pet bird and take action when required. Providing treats and toys can help to reduce boredom and is highly recommended.
In terms of general health, it is always good to constantly monitor their appetite, activity levels, eyes, feathers and make sure their nails do not become overgrown. If you own a bird aviary, then this is going to require for time in terms of monitoring health, cleaning and feeding.