Top 10 Trainable Pet Birds

1. Macaws

Macaws are primarily native to Central and South America and they are some of the largest pet birds. They are also some of the smartest. 

2. Amazon Parrots

While there are a variety of subspecies of Amazon parrots, all of them are very trainable birds. These stocky birds are often described as having difficult personalities but they are also very social and smart.

3. African Grey Parrots

African greys can easily learn to talk and mimic noises and with a little more intense training, they can even learn colors and counting.

4. Cockatoos

Cockatoos are quite the characters but they are also extremely trainable. 

5. Mynah Birds

Often touted as the smartest bird in the world, the mynah bird is possibly the most trainable pet bird there is.

6. Budgerigars

Native to Australia, budgerigars are small but mighty birds since their size does not inhibit their abilities to be trained to talk or do tricks.

7. Cockatiels

Due to its popularity in pet stores, the cockatiel is sometimes underrated as a little bird with great trainability.

8. Conures

Conures aren't the best at talking, but if you're not looking for a chatty bird, these small to medium birds can be trained to do a variety of other things.

9. Eclectus

Eclectus parrots are known for their dramatic sexual dimorphism but they are also highly trainable birds. These colorful parrots are great at talking and learning behaviors

10. Indian Ringnecks

Known for their characteristic ring around their neck, Indian ringneck parrots have higher pitched voices than some other birds and are very trainable.