Generally birds will eat commercially prepared seeds as well as chopped fruit and vegetables for healthy treats. Food dishes need to be cleaned every day.
A constant supply of fresh water is vital for your feathered friend. Water dishes must be cleaned each day
Cages should be as large as possible with an avairy being the best option to give your bird the room to fly freely.
Most birds appreciate a friend to share their home with.
Birds must visit the vet once a year for a check up. They also need regular parasite (internal and external) control. Discuss this with you Veterinarian.
This will vary depending on the breed of bird you have chosen to adopt. For example, canaries live for about 7 years but Cockatoos will live for 80 years!!!!