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 Rican …

How Bird Courtship Happens

This bird courtship video is very entertaining. Click the play button below to see how birds show their affection.     Obviously the first bird in the video is the male finch bird and it is dancing as a form of courtship towards the other bird. You will …

Barraband Parakeet

Barraband Parakeet Scientific Name: Polytelis swainsonii Origin: Southeastern Australia Average Lifespan: Up to 25 years Size: Medium, up to 16 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Relatively quiet Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Barraband Parakeet Their body is covered predominantly with green plumage down to their long tail …

Hispaniolan Amazon

Hispaniolan Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona ventralis Origin: Dominican Republic Average Lifespan: up to 50 – 60 years Size: 11 to 11.2 inches Color: mainly green Sounds: chatterer Interaction: Somewhat social   Physical Characteristics of Hispaniolan Amazon Both male and female Hispaniolan Amazon have the same physical appearance and …

Pet Bird Makes a Crying Baby Sound

Have you seen a pet bird crying? Watch this video and laugh.     Listen to this bird and notice that it is making a wailing sound. We’ll, watching it will not give you something to be worry about because it is actually funny. As we can see …

Australian King Parrot

Australian King Parrot Scientific Name: Alisterus scapularis Origin: East Coast and ranges of Australia Average Lifespan: up to 25 years Size: large parrot, up to 17 inches Color:  Mainly red and green Sounds: Relatively quiet Interaction: Social     Physical Characteristics of Australian King Parrot The adult male …

Bird Care Basic: What Not to Feed Your Birds

We all want the best for our pet birds but sometimes we tend to either overdo it or forget some of the bird care basics. We always stick with bird foods that are commercially available and with this we forget that our birds need more nutrients that petstore-bought …

American Singer Canary

American Singer Canary Scientific Name: Serinus canaria Origin: United States Average Lifespan: up to 10 years Size: small, up to 5.75 inches Color: commonly yellow but actually comes in many colors Sounds: Melodious singing sounds Interaction: Social     Physical Characteristics of American Singer Canary This bird specie …