Category: Bird Species

Green-Cheeked Amazon

Green-Cheeked Amazon Scientific Name: Amazonas viridigenalis Origin: Northeastern Mexico Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: 30-33cm (11.7-12.8 inches) Color:  Mainly green Sounds: screeching, loud noises, can mimic human sounds and voices Interaction: Highly social   Physical Characteristics of Green-Cheeked Amazon Also called red-crowned parrot, the Green-Cheeked Amazon …

Green Aracari

Green Aracari Scientific Name: Pteroglossus viridis Origin: South America Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: 25 g (4.4 oz.), 34 cm (13.5 in.) from bill tip to tail tip Color:  black or bright chestnut Sounds: screeching Interaction: highly social   Physical Characteristics of Green Aracari The Green …

Vasa Parrot

Vasa Parrot Scientific Name: Coracopsis Origin: Madagascar and nearby islands Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: 50cm (19.5 in) in length Color: smoky gray, brown Sounds: squawks, various sounds Interaction: highly interactive Physical Charatectritics of Vasa Parrot The Vasa parrot shares almost the same body size of …

Greater Indian Hill Mynah

Greater Indian Hill Mynah Scientific Name: Gracula religiosa intermedia Origin: South Asia Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: can reach 10 to 12 inches in length from beak to end of tail Color: predominantly glossy black with green and purple Sounds: best talking bird, can mimic numerous …

Great Billed Parrot

Great Billed Parrot Scientific Name: Tanygnathus megalorynchos Origin: Solomon Island Average Lifespan: 10 t 20 years Size: 38 cm in length Color:  green and red Sounds: talkative Interaction: very social Physical Characteristics of Great Billed Parrot Also known as Moluccan parrot or island parrot, the Great Billed Parrot …

Grand Eclectus

Grand Eclectus Scientific Name: Eclectus roratus Origin: Solomon Island Average Lifespan: 30 to 40 years Size: 35 cm (14 in) in length Color:  green and red Sounds: generally quiet Interaction: social Physical Characteristics of Grand Eclectus Grand Eclectus, also called Dusky Eclectus, is one of the smallest species …

Gouldian Finch

Gouldian Finch Scientific Name: Erythrura gouldiae Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 3 to 4 year Size: 5 to 5 ½ inches Color: bright red, yellow, green and black Sounds: Singer Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Gouldian Finch The Gouldian Finch, also commonly called Lady Gouldian Finch and The …

Goldie’s Lorikeet

Goldie’s Lorikeet Scientific Name:Psitteuteles goldiei Origin: New Guinea Average Lifespan: 30 years Size: 7 ½ inches Color: Mainly Yellow Green Sounds: Quiet Interaction: Highly social Physical Chararcetrictis of Goldie’s Lorikeet The Goldie’s Lorikeet’s crown and forehead display a scarlet color, while the cheeks are purple with matching blue …

Golden-mantled Rosella

Golden-mantled Rosella Scientific Name: Platycercus eximius Origin: Southern Australia and Tasmania Average Lifespan: 20 years or more Size: 11 to 12 inches Color:  Green, red, and yellow Sounds: loud, whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Golden-mantled Rosella Often named the white-cheeked rosella or Eastern rosella, the Golden-mantled Rosella …

Golden-capped Conure

Golden-capped Conure Scientific Name: Aratinga solstitialis auricapilla Origin: Mid-to-southeastern parts of Brazil Average Lifespan: up to 30 years Size: 30 inches Color:  Predominant green, orange, and yellow Sounds: Muffled to high-pitched Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Golden-capped Conure The young Golden-capped conure is mainly seen as a …

Goffin’s Cockatoo

Goffin’s Cockatoo Scientific Name:  Cacatua ­­Goffiniana Origin:  Indonesia (Tanimbar Islands) Average Lifespan:  40 years Size:  9 to 12 inches Color:  White Sounds: Loud Screeches Interaction:  Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Goffin’s Cockatoo The Goffin’s Cockatoo is mainly white with salmon-colored feathers around its beak and eyes.  Also, its …

Gloster Fancy Canary

Gloster Fancy Canary Scientific Name:  Serinus Canaria Domesticus Origin:  England Average Lifespan:  10 to 15 years Size:  4 ½ inches Color:  Varied Colors of white, yellow, brown, and others Sounds:   Melodious chirping sound Interaction:  Social Physical Characteristics of Gloster Fancy Canary The Gloster Fancy Canary one of the …

Fischer’s Lovebird

Fischer’s Lovebird Scientific Name: Agapornis fischeri Origin: South Africa Average Lifespan: 15 to 30 years Size: 5 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: High Pitched Noises Interaction: Very social Physical Characteristics of Fischer’s lovebird Fischer’s lovebird displays a small body that measures 14 centimeters in length and weighs …

Duyvenbode’s Lory

Duyvenbode’s Lory Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta duyvenbodei Origin: New Guinea, Western New Guinea Average Lifespan: 5 to 10 years Size: 12 inches Color: Dark brown Sounds: Musical notes Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Duyvenbode’s Lory Duyvenbode’s Lory, also called as Brown Lory, is generally brown in color with some …

Dusky Conure

Dusky Conure Scientific Name: Aratinga weddellii Origin: Bolivia Average Lifespan:  10 years Size: 11 inches Color: Mainly Green Sounds: High pitched sounds Interaction:  Highly social Physical Description of Dusky Conure The Dusky Conure is a small sized bird that displays a mostly green body with yellow green underparts. …