Canaries are well known for their beauty and varied colors. Male Canaries are loved for their sweet singing. Canaries do well when kept singly or in pairs.Includes Yellow Canaries and Red-Factor Canaries.
Canaries are generally considered to be very easy-to-keep pets, as they will take care of themselves if provided with all of the necessary facilities, including a birdbath, perches, and cuttlebones. However, from time to time, a canary will also need your help.
A canary is the first pet bird many people own, and many of these owners become lifelong canary enthusiasts. This little finch is a very pleasant companion bird with its cheerfulness communicated with a melodious song that is much softer and more pleasant than that of many larger birds. The canary has been carefully bred to be available in a variety of colors and sizes, and even song variations are available. Canaries are inexpensive birds that can be purchased at just about any pet store. This undemanding little charmer is an excellent starter bird for beginners.
The canaries enjoy the visual company of people, but this is not a bird that likes to be handled in the way that budgies and parrots enjoy it. The canary is a relatively solitary bird, though it does well in an aviary environment with other small birds. Do not house two male canaries together in a single cage, as they will likely fight. This bird will do fine when housed alone in a cage.
Most pet stores sell canaries, although you may need to seek out breeders for more unique varieties. It’s worth contacting rescue organizations and adoption societies to see if canaries are available, although this easy-to-care-for bird is not often given up for adoption.
Canaries are often purchased for their singing abilities, but be aware that it is only the males that have notably melodious songs. Remember that canaries do not sing at all during the molt.