Where In The World Would Your Bird Sleep?

parrot sleep needs

Find Your Parrot Species By Where It Originates

Do you know your bird sleep needs? Daylight versus darkness hours vary as little as 7 minutes on the equator – so in the peak of winter, there are are 12 hrs 4 minutes of darkness while in the height of summer darkness may only be 11 hrs. 56 minutes. But that changes the farther you get away form the equator. Daylight hours shorten the farther away from the equator you get. Find out where your bird is from to know how much sleep it needs.

Making sure your parrot gets complete quiet and darkness greatly affects its behavior.  Why? Too much light exposure makes a bird hormonal.  And, on top of that, your bird is just tired.

Learn more about the sleep needs of parrots here.

About Diane Burroughs

Diane Burroughs, founded BirdSupplies.com in 1998. A bird lover who is owned by African Grey's, a Moluccan, a Parrotlet and a Red-Bellied Parrot, Diane is dedicated to improving the lives of pet birds with vet-approved parrot tested supplies and expert bird care articles.

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