Category: Bird Species

Red-tailed Amazon

Red-tailed Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona brasiliensis Origin: Southeastern Brazil Average Lifespan: Up to 30+ years Size: Up to 14 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Red-tailed Amazon The Red-tailed Amazon parrot is a medium-sized Amazon specie that grows up to around 14 …

Black-Headed Caique

Black-Headed Caique Scientific Name: Pionites melanocephalus Origin:  Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Peru, and Venezuela Average Lifespan: Up to 30 years Size: 9 inches Color: White, green, yellow, and black Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Black-Headed Caique The Black-headed caique is …

Blue-cheeked Amazon

Blue-cheeked Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona dufresniana Origin: Venezuela, the Guianas, and Brazil Average Lifespan: 20 to 50 years Size: 14.4 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Blue-cheeked Amazon The Blue-cheeked Amazon parrot is a medium-sized Amazon parrot specie that could grow in …

Black-Cheeked Lovebird

Black-Cheeked Lovebird Scientific Name: Agapornis nigrigenis Origin: Zambia Average Lifespan: 19 years Size: 5 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Black-Cheeked Lovebird Compared to other “Eye rings” or “personata” group such as the Fischers and Masked members, the Black-cheeked lovebird is a little …

Red-browed amazon

Red-browed amazon Scientific Name: Amazona rhodocorytha Origin: Eastern Brazil Average Lifespan: 20 to 50 years Size: 15 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Somewhat Social Physical Characteristics of the Red-browed Amazon The Red-browed Amazon is considered as one of the largest species of Amazon parrots. A fully …

Red-lored Amazon

Red-lored Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona autumnalis Origin: Mexico and Ecuador Average Lifespan: Up to 75 years Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Red-lored Amazon The Red-lored Amazon could grow as much as 13 to 14 inches in length from head …

Black-capped Conure

Black-capped Conure Scientific Name: Pyrrhura rupicola Origin: Peru and Bolivia Average Lifespan: 10 to 30 years Size: Up to 10 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Relatively Quiet Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Black-capped Conure Known to be one of the smallest species of conures, the Black-capped conure weighs only …

Lilac-crowned Amazon

Lilac-crowned Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona finschi Origin: Mexico Average Lifespan: 40 to 60 years Size: 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Lilac-crowned Amazon Compared to other Amazon species, the Lilac-crowned Amazons are quite small in size with an average of 13 inches …

Black Lory

Black Lory Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta atra Origin: Indonesia and New Guinea Average Lifespan: Up to 25 years Size: 12 inches Color: Mainly black Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Black Lory A Black lory has an average size of 12 inches (30cm) in length from head …

Red-crowned Amazon

Red-crowned Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona viridigenalis Origin: Mexico Average Lifespan: 50 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Red-crowned Amazon The color of the body feather of a Red-crowned Amazon is mainly green like majority of …

Belgian Canary

Belgian Canary Scientific Name: Serinus canaria Origin: Belgium Average Lifespan: 10 to 15 years Size: Up to 7 inches Color: white, yellow, and green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Belgian Canary They are long and thin birds with a hump posture resembling the shape of …

Red-spectacled Amazon

Red-spectacled Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona pretrei Origin: Argetina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay Average Lifespan: 50 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color:  Mainly green Sounds: Relatively quiet with occasional noise Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Red-spectacled Amazon The Red-spectacled Amazon could grow up to 13 inches in …

Bare-eyed Cockatoo

Bare-eyed Cockatoo Scientific Name: Cacatua sanguinea Origin: Eastern, Northern, and Northwestern Australia Average Lifespan: 50 years or more Size: Up to 17 inches Color: Mainly white Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Bare-eyed Cockatoo The Bare-eyed cockatoo is mainly white in body feathers and have a shorter …

Tucuman Parrot

Tucuman Parrot Scientific Name: Amazona tucumana Origin: Northern Argentina and Southeast Bolivia Average Lifespan: Up to 40 years or more Size: Up to 12 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Tucuman Parrot This Amazon specie has overall green body covert color with black …

Port Lincoln Parakeet

Port Lincoln Parakeet Scientific Name: Barnardius zonarius/Platycercus zonarius Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 15 to 18 years Size: Up to 15 inches in length Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Port Lincoln Parakeet Their body coverts are mostly green and they have yellow circles or …