Tag: bird species

Basic Bird Tricks to Teach Your Pet Bird

Teaching your pet basic bird tricks and commands will not only make it smarter, but will also build trust and develop closer relationship between owner and pet. Furthermore, being successful with training will surely bring joy and satisfaction to the owner. For birds, training demands a lot of …

Blue-Headed Pionus

Blue-Headed Pionus Scientific Name: Pionus menstruus Origin: Tropical Central and South America Average Lifespan: 25 years Size: 11 inches Color: Mainly Green Sounds: High-pitched squeaks Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Blue-Headed Pionus The Blue-headed Pionus or Blue-headed Parrot is a medium-large parrot about 11 inches, with a …

Blue-Eyed Cockatoo

Blue-Eyed Cockatoo Scientific Name: Cacatua ophthalmica Origin: New Britain Average Lifespan: 40 to 60 years Size: 18 to 20 inches Color: Mainly white Sounds: Mimics various sounds Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Blue-eyed Cockatoo Blue-eyed Cockatoo’s body is mostly white with some yellow beneath its tail and wing …

Funny Bird Video: Seagull Stealing from a Convenience Store

This naughty seagull was caught on tape stealing something from a convenience store. Click the play button and try not to laugh on this funny bird video. In the video, you will see the seagull sneaking and entering a convenience store. According to the store assistant this seagull …

Blue-fronted Amazon

Blue-fronted Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona aestiva Average life span: 50 to 60 years Origin: Bolivia Size: 14 to 15 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Blue-fronted Amazon The Blue-fronted Amazon has a small body with dark grey beak that is distinct because …

Petting a Parrot: Bird Demands Owner to Pet Her

Watch this video of owner petting a parrot but the bird makes funny sound when owner stops petting her. Click the play button and have fun watching. The name of the parrot is Tweety and she is a yellow Indian ringneck parrot. It is quite obvious in the …

Blue-Crowned Conure

Blue-Crowned Conure Scientific Name: Thectocercus acuticaudatus Origin: South America Average Lifespan: 15 to 25 years Size: Up to 14.5 inches Color:  Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer, Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Blue-Crowned Conure Although not the most colorful bird among the Neotropical parrots, its colors naturally …

Blue and Gold Macaw

Blue and Gold Macaw Scientific name: Ara ararauna Origin: Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay Average Lifespan: 30 to 35 years Size: 30 to 34 inches Color: Yellow Gold Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Blue and Gold Macaw Praised for its beautiful appearance, this …

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 …

Festive Amazon

Festive Amazon Scientific Name:  Amazona festiva Origin: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Average Lifespan: 40 to 60 years Size: 13 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction:  Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of the Festive Amazon The Festive Amazon parrot’s main plumage color is forest green and the size …

Blossom-headed Parakeet

Blossom-headed Parakeet Scientific Name:  Psittacula roseata Origin: India Average Lifespan: 20-30 years Size: Up to 12 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social   Physical Characteristics of Blossom-headed Parakeet The Blossom-headed parakeet is a small to medium sized parrot that could grow in length up …

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 …

How to Hand-rear Pet Birds

This short video shows how to hand-rear pet birds. Click the play button and learn the proper way of feeding them. In this video, they are hand rearing an orphan baby robin. The robin is already hungry and asking for food. According to the veterinarian in the video, …

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 …