World Parrot Day is celebrated annually on May 31st. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate these attractive birds. There are many threats to the population and wellbeing of parrots. Habitat loss, climate change, and wildlife trade are some of the main threats. Many parrot species are in decline. World Parrot Day presents an opportunity to highlight the threats faced by these stunning birds. You can celebrate this day in many ways. Since habitat loss is a huge threat to the parrot populations, you can plant trees. On this day you can also donate to conservation projects, and discourage friends and family from keeping all wild birds.
World Parrot Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
Interesting Facts about Parrots
Let’s find out more about these amazing birds on World Parrot Day.
- The Kakapo parrot, a rare species found only in New Zealand, is the only flightless parrot.
- A group of parrots is called pandemonium.
- These fascinating birds have 4 toes on each foot, two pointing forward and two projecting backward.
- Macaws eat damp soil to neutralize chemicals in their fruity diet.
- Hyacinth Macaw is the largest of all parrot species. It has a wingspan of over 4 feet.