The best way to obtain the "perfect" pet is to determine first which qualities are most important to you, then shop for the bird that fits those criteria. Finally, the chosen species should be researched thoroughly to make sure it possesses no undesirable traits. Choosing a bird on impulse is not a good idea. Many birds live for a long time and finding a new home may be difficult.
For more information, please read the story Choosing the Right Bird for You