Tag: bird breeders

Buying A Bird: 3 Essential Things To Consider

Beautiful birds are a prized possession for anyone. Your neighbor has just brought an attractive and colorful bird and you cannot hold yourself, but have been secretly looking at the pet for days now. Are the unique noises the bewitching bird makes catching your attention too often? You …

Hawk Headed Parrot

Hawk Headed Parrot Scientific Name:  Deroptyus accipitrinus Origin: Amazon rainforest Average Lifespan: 20 to 40 years Size: 12-15 in., 250-350 grams Color: mostly green Sound: can mimic human sounds and words Interaction: sociable     Physical characteristics of Hawk Headed Parrot Also called Red Fan parrot, Hawk Headed …

Hahn’s Macaw

Hahn’s Macaw Scientific Name: Ara Nobili’s nobilis Origin: Venezuela Average Lifespan: 30 years Size: 12 inches from head to tail Color:  Green Sounds: can speak and scream Interaction: highly interactive Physical Characteristics of Hahn’s Macaw Hahn’s Macaw is considered to be the smallest member of the Macaw family. …

Green Winged Macaw

Green-Winged Macaw Scientific Name:  Ara chloroptera Origin: Panama Average Lifespan: can live up to 80 years Size: 35 inches in length, 3.5 pounds in weight Color: mostly red and green Sounds: screams Interaction: highly interactive   Physical Characteristics of Green-Winged Macaw Considered as one of the largest birds …

Green-Naped Lorikeet

Green-Naped Lorikeet Scientific Name: Trichoglossus haematodus Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 25 to 30 years Size: 26 cm (10 in) long, 127 to 133 gm (4.5-5 oz) weight Color: rainbow Sounds: screeching sounds Interaction: very social   Physical Characteristics of Green-Naped Lorikeet The Green-Naped Lorikeet is popular due to …

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 …

Understanding Body Language of Birds

Understanding Body Language of Birds In terms of behavior, birds can be like humans. There are times your pet bird will be moody and unwilling to interact, but become very playful and interactive the next minute. Some may be shy, while others are very aggressive. Most of the …

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 …

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 …

Dusky Lory

Dusky Lory Scientific Name: Pseudeos fuscata Origin:  New Guinea Average Lifespan:  30 years Size:  10 inches Color:  Orange and Yellow Sounds:   Vocal communicator, screeching sounds Interaction:  Highly Social Physical Charatereristics of Dusky Lory Dusky Lory is a small sized bird that measures an average of 10 inches in …

Cardinal Lory

Cardinal Lory  Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta Cardinalis Origin: Solomon Islands Average Lifespan: 15 years Size:  12 inches Color: Mainly Red Sounds: Whistler Interaction:  Social Physical Description of Cardinal Lory The specie of Cardinal Lory is an eye-catching monotypic species of parrot which belongs to the Psittaculidae family. It lives …

Bird Care: Vital Tips

Beauty, brains and companionship are just some of the many things that make birds one of the most sought after pets in the world. Birds come in various color combinations which make them a real sight for sore eyes. Aside from their unmatched attractiveness, birds are also well …

Finding the Right Pet Bird

Birds are some the most adorable animals in the world. Appreciating them in the wild is so much fun, but adopting one for your home as a family pet bird can be a very rewarding experience especially if you pick the right pet bird. Although birds are not …