VIDEOS: Watch These Caiques Tuck Themselves Into Bed

Patter patter patter!

Caiques going to bed by zunaixa

A lot of birds put themselves to bed, but do they do it as cutely as these caiques? From how they patter across the floor, taking a peek under the doorways, before eventually climbing up their ladder into their bird cage.

Wild parrots can put themselves to bed too, tucking themselves in when the sun sets. But how do they sleep? Toa Kyle, a biologist with the World Parrot Trust, said in article “The Science Of Parrot Sleep:”

[P]arrots?nighttime routines vary from species to species. Some parrots roost in large groups, others in pairs, and some, like golden conures, sleep in tree cavities even out of breeding season ?but all, it seems, value their shuteye. 

How do your parrots like to sleep? Let us know in the comments.

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