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Parrot Facts for Beginner Pet Bird Owners

Excited to get a parrot for pet? Know these parrot facts first and become acquainted with these feathered friends. It’s better to get to know these birds first so that you would understand their behavior and know how to care for them better. Below are some parrot

White-fronted Amazon

White-fronted Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona Albifrons Origin: Southern Mexico and Central America Average Lifespan: Up to 40 to 50 years Size: Up to 10 inches Color: Mainly green with white patch on the head Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of White-fronted Amazon This Amazon specie

Watch This Pet Parrot Playing Keyboards

This is a very short video of a pet parrot playing a musical instrument. Click the play and button and enjoy the show.   This 5-second video clip of a Yellow-crested cockatoo is quite amazing. It seems that the care taker of this bird plays the keyboard

Clonclurry Parakeet

Clonclurry Parakeet  Scientific Name: Bernardius zonarius macgillivrayi Origin: Northwestern Queensland Average Lifespan: Up to 15 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green with yellow ring on the neck Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Clonclurry Parakeet The Clonclurry Parakeet or the

Bourke’s Parakeet

Bourke’s Parakeet / Bourkes Parakeet Scientific Name: Neopsephotus bourkii Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: Up to 10 – 15 years Size: Small, 7 ½ inches Color: Mainly brown, pink abdomen and breast Sounds: Relatively quiet Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Bourke’s Parakeet The plumage color of a Bourke’s

Yellow-lored Amazon

Yellow-lored Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona xantholora Origin: Yucatan Peninsula Average Lifespan: 50 years or longer Size: 9 to 10 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Yellow-lored Amazon The color or its plumage is mainly green with black on the edges. They

Puerto Rican Amazon

Puerto Rican Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona vittata Origin: Puerto Rico Average Lifespan: Up to 27 years Size: Up to 11 – 12 inches head to tail Color:  Mainly green with blue edged feathers Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Puerto Rican Amazon The Puerto