Blog about how important it is to be educated about owning and caring for an exotic bird. It is not as simple as buying the one with the prettiest of colors. Caring for an exotic bird takes research and education. Discuss the special needs of an exotic bird and have a list of questions ready for the vet. Talk about the different type of cage set-ups, exercise, and feeding of your exotic bird. Discuss the longevity of different types of birds, and how to instruct younger children to handle and care for your new exotic bird.