History of Pet Birds
The history of pet birds runs deep. Humans have been entranced by parrots for years, paintings of parrots date back as far as 5,000 years ago. At many points in history royal classes of people were known to keep particular types of birds as pets. Read a detailed overview of the history of birds here:
Psittacula parrots were all the rage for upper class Roman citizens. The Alexandrine parakeet (pictured above) was…www.birdchannel.com
Alexander the Great was fascinated by ringnecks and exported them throughout the Mediterranean area. Here is a detialed article on Indian Ringnecks:
Common Names: Indian Ringneck, Rose-Ringed Parakeet, IRN, Ringneck Parakeet Scientific Name: Psittacula krameri Origin…parrotfeather.com
The Egyptians were also fascinated with pet birds including falcons and doves. Here is an overview of egyptian pets if you are curious
What kind of animals made good ancient Egyptian pets? There were many kinds, but only one had the honour of being named…www.epiceras-ancientegypt.com
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