Tag: birds as pets

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 …

Harmful Food Items for Birds

Harmful Food Items for Birds Being a bird owner is a wonderful experience that entails big responsibilities, one of which is being able to raise and take care of your feathered pet properly. One of the most important aspects of proper care is giving a diet that will …

Bird Health: Importance of Fresh and Clean Air

Bird Health: Importance of Fresh and Clean Air Similar to humans, animals need a constant supply of fresh and clean air to maintain proper health and maximize lifespan. This need is very vital especially for birds, which are known to have a unique and sensitive respiratory system. If …

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 …

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 …

Clonclurry Parakeet

Clonclurry Parakeet  Scientific Name: Bernardius zonarius macgillivrayi Origin: Northwestern Queensland Average Lifespan: Up to 15 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green with yellow ring on the neck Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Clonclurry Parakeet The Clonclurry Parakeet or the Clonclurry …

Bourke’s Parakeet

Bourke’s Parakeet / Bourkes Parakeet Scientific Name: Neopsephotus bourkii Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: Up to 10 – 15 years Size: Small, 7 ½ inches Color: Mainly brown, pink abdomen and breast Sounds: Relatively quiet Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Bourke’s Parakeet The plumage color of a Bourke’s parakeet …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Bird Video: How Bird’s Egg is Hatched

Curious how eggs are naturally hatched? Watch this amazing bird video and check out this amazing coming out of the shell moment:     We don’t see this kind of scenario when our pet birds give birth because most of the time they are just hiding in their …