Tag: bird identification

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Black-Capped Lory

Black-Capped Lory  Scientific Name: Lorius lory lory Origin: Western New Guinea Average Lifespan: Up to 30 years Size:  12 inches Color: Mainly green, blue and red Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Black-Capped Lory This medium-sized bird could grow in length up to 12 inches and weigh as …

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 …

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 …

American Parakeet (Budgies)

American Parakeet Scientific Name: Melopsittacus undulatus Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: up to 15 years Size: Small type, up to 9 inches Color: Diverse in color but mostly coming from the shades of blue and green Sounds: Frequent chatterer but low noise Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of an American …