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 …

Natural Treatment for Bird Parasites

Natural Treatment for Bird Parasites Insect and parasite infestation is a very common condition in the avian world. When left untreated, this issue can lead to other health problems. Fortunately, this problem is easily treated with proper medication which is usually given by a vet. In addition, there …

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 …

Tips on How to Own a Quiet Bird

Tips on How to Own a Quiet Bird In the wild, birds use various sounds to communicate with each other. For them, this is as natural as breathing. Some bird species can even mimic human sounds and words when properly trained. For most people looking for bird pets, …

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 …

Factors to Consider on What Bird Species to Get as Pet

With thousands of bird species all over the world, choosing a new pet bird is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are ways and tricks on how to choose the right bird species that suits your expectations and requirements. It does not matter whether you’re already an experienced …