Buying parrots in the united states is not illegal but there are restrictions from one state to another.
This won’t concern parrots as a whole, but certain species may be illegal or banned. For example, the Quaker parrot is banned in California as an invasive species.
Buying Parrots in The United States
All birds and animals must be imported under healthy, humane conditions. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations require that careful arrangements be made with the carrier for suitable cages, space, ventilation, and protection from the elements.
We sell very fertile candle light hatching parrot eggs for several species of parrots. All our eggs are collected from very healthy birds in our aviary, candle light tested and 100% confirmed fertile for hatching healthy babies.
What is a CITES Permit?
The CITES permit system is the backbone of the regulation of trade in specimens of species, included in the three Appendices of the Convention. Such trade should normally be accompanied by a CITES permit or certificate.
Do I Need CITES Certificate?
You must apply for a permit or certificate to import, export or re-export any living or dead plant or animal (or any of its parts) that is listed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ( CITES ).
All our birds are shipped with all required certificates so buyer does not need any import certificates. Unless you are purchasing for commercial purposes / resell please consult us or your official Agriculture department.
Can Birds Be Shipped To The United States?
Adult birds are mailable only when sent under the following conditions: The shipment is mailed using Priority Mail Express service. Each bird must weigh more than 6 ounces and no more than 25 pounds. The number of birds per parcel must follow the container manufacturer limits.