How do you travel with an African Grey parrot?

Line the bottom of the carrier in the event they fall during travel. Take your parrot on small trips to make sure they do not get car sick. You will notice if there is any stress in the bird and can adjust things prior to a longer drive. Do this several times so the bird is used to road noise and movement.

How big of a cage does an African Grey need?

3 ft x 2 ft x 4 ft
Ideally, the absolute minimum size of a cage for the African Grey is 36” X 24” x 48” (3 ft x 2 ft x 4 ft). However, for a happy parrot, you should go bigger than this so she will have room to move and climb, particularly when you’re away from home.

How do you transport a long distance parrot?

Carrier tips

  1. Remove swings, toys, and anything else that can shift in transport.
  2. Use twist ties to ensure that all openings are properly closed and secured.
  3. Pack essentials in a bag and keep them accessible in the car. This includes food, water, and your bird’s favorite toys.

Can I take my bird on a road trip?

If traveling by car, birds may be transported in small cages. Bird carriers that contain perches and small food cups also are commercially available for travel. It is not safe (for you or your bird) for your bird to be roaming freely in the car while you are driving.

Can I travel with my African GREY?

Yes. Pet birds can travel in the cabin providing that none of the animal’s body parts come out of the cage. Parrots can also travel as baggage as long as they do not require any attention during the flight.

Should African Greys be kept in cage?

To make the best living environment possible for them, your grey needs plenty of room to move around and spread their wings! Ideally, a cage for an African grey needs to be 3 feet wide, 2 feet long, and 4 feet tall (Minimum). This is to ensure they have enough space to move around and be as comfortable as possible!

Can African Grey parrots eat?

African grey parrots eat a variety of seeds, nuts, fruits, berries and vegetation in the wild. They will clamber from branch to branch while feeding instead of flying.

Do birds travel well in cars?

Birds can be great travelers. Most tolerate cars and airplanes very well, and some actually love the excitement of travel.

Can birds handle car rides?

Most birds will be completely fine on a short car journey, but long trips CAN be highly stressful for them. Of course, this depends on your bird’s personality. To ensure a bird feels comfortable and secure in a car, you will need to plan ahead: Choose a secure, sturdy travel cage for your bird.

How do you get a bird in a travel cage?

Let your parrot have its way with his travel cage! Let him sit on, around, in it if he chooses… but leave the door propped open and put fun things around, in and on it for him to play with. Almost treat it like a play gym and let your bird play in the environment of the cage without anyone locking him inside.