There are so many shapes, sizes and colors when it comes to birds! There are also a wide variety of needs and temperaments between breeds. Some larger parrots can live up to 80 years! Which means birds can be very big commitments. Bringing any animal into your family is a big decision that you should think very carefully about.
A bird deserves a home for life. If you aren’t ready to have a parrot for 80 years, then a smaller bird might be the choice for you. Budgies, Cockatiels, Canaries do not have such a long lifespan and can provide lots of joy to a family. Birds are also very smart, some are very talkative and some are known for their singing voices. Research to figure out which type of bird you would like, as your decision may change as you learn about them.