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Live Birds for Sale at Petco

When you are ready to find a feathered friend, peruse Petco's selection of cockatiels, parakeets, conures, and finches online then visit your local store to see which birds are available to purchase. While you’re there, stock up on all the essentials to properly care for your new friend. Find bird food, cages, toys, litter, and feeders to help keep your new pet happy and healthy.

Selecting the Right Pet Bird

Pet birds come in a vast assortment of species and personalities. Fortunately, there is a right bird to fit every type of pet parent and household.

  • Finches. Small birds with a gentle disposition, finches require the company of other finches. Keep in mind that finches need enough room in their habitats to fly, so it’s best to provide the largest habitat possible.
  • Conures. Although not known for their melodious singing, they can be taught to mimic sounds and whistles and love to play with a variety of toys.
  • Canaries. Known for their stunning colors and sweet songs, male canaries make for a great companion. Similar to finches, canaries need room to fly in their habitats. And if you’re looking to keep multiple canaries, do not house male canaries together.
  • Parakeets. Also known as Budgerigars, parakeets are active and need time outside of their habitat daily to interact with their human companion. You might even consider keeping two so they can bond with each other.
  • Browse all of our live bird care sheets to determine the best pet bird for your lifestyle. And if you have any questions about which bird is right for you, discuss your options with one of our Petco partners in any store location.

FAQs about Live Birds

Of course! Birds in general can require less immediate attention than traditional pets like dogs or cats, and for pet parents with busier schedules, a pet bird might make a great option. That said, make sure you’re prepared to give your bird the care and attention they need before bringing one home.

The best pet bird for you may vary depending on your daily activities and personality. Canaries, finches, parakeets, and cockatiels are some of the best birds for novice pet parents.

Pet birds come in a dizzying assortment of species and personalities and there is one to fit every type of pet parent and household. Check out Petco’s live birds in store or online to find your new companion.

Parakeets, or “budgies”, are popular around the world and can be friendly and very loving when properly trained and cared for.

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Bird Food Bird Cages Bird Toys Bird Perches