The holidays are right around the corner, and with the recent passage of Black Friday, the Christmas shopping season has officially begun! While you are making your shopping lists this year, it may cross your mind to delight one of your friends or loved ones by giving them their very own pet bird on Christmas morning. After all, what better way to give a gift that keeps on giving, right? Well, you'd better think again before rushing out to buy a feathered friend for someone you care about. Odds are they are not prepared to take on the huge responsibility that bird ownership entails. To learn more, check out my new FAQ, Do Birds Make Good Christmas Gifts? It will help outline a few of the many reasons that buying someone a pet bird as a Christmas gift might land you on their "naughty" list for a very long time!