When receiving a new bird, there are several things to expect, such as:
If bird was shipped via plane, its possible that he/she spends a few hours (10-30), even do this carriers are specially prepared with enough food and water, always be ready,
"get hand feeding parrot formula: this birds were all hand raised, so they will always love a little bit of baby food occasionally, also, receiving them with such a treat, will help them recover faster from the trip, and reinforce the bond between you and the bird."
Adjustment period: Your new bird will need time to adjust to its new surroundings and the people in its new environment. It may take some time for the bird to feel comfortable with you and its new home.
Shyness or fear: Depending on the bird's previous experiences and socialization, it may be shy or fearful of humans. Be patient and gentle, and give the bird space to adjust at its own pace.
Health examination: It's important to have your new bird examined by an avian veterinarian as soon as possible. This will ensure that the bird is healthy and doesn't have any underlying health issues.
Quarantine period: If you have other birds in your home, it's important to quarantine your new bird for at least 30 days to prevent the spread of any potential illnesses to your other birds.
Diet and feeding: Make sure you have the appropriate diet and feeding schedule for your new bird, as each species has specific nutritional requirements. Consult with an avian specialist or veterinarian to determine the best diet for your bird.
Training and socialization: Depending on the bird's age and previous experiences, it may require training and socialization to develop good behavior and a strong bond with you. Be patient and consistent in your training efforts.
Noise and mess: Birds can be noisy and messy pets, so be prepared for the potential for loud vocalizations and scattered feathers, food, and droppings.