Tag: kinds of birds

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-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 …

Decoding Your Pet Bird’s Behavior

Decoding Your Pet Bird’s Behavior Similar to color patterns, birds have numerous behaviors that they use in their daily living and survival. Some behaviors are instinctive, while others are learned in captivity. In the wild, birds utilize their natural instinctive behavior when interacting with other birds. Some natural …

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 …

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 …

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 …

How to Train Pet Bird to Talk

One of the many perks in having a pet bird is that you’ll have a loyal and fun companion who is always there to listen. What’s even more exciting is the fact that your feathered friend may be trained to talk, of course it needs to belong to …

Coral-Billed Pionus

Coral-Billed Pionus Scientific Name:  Pionus sordidus corallines Origin:  Northern South America Average Lifespan:  25 to 40 years Size: 11 to 11.4 inches Color:  Dullish Brown or Dark Green with Bright Red Bill Sounds:  Quiet Interaction:  Very social Physical Characteristics of Coral-Billed Pionus The Coral-Billed Pionus is a gentle, …

Cherry-Headed Conure

Cherry-Headed Conure Scientific Name:  Aratinga erythrogenys Origin: South America Average Lifespan: 10 to 50 years Size:  11 to 13 inches Color:  Mainly Deep Green Sounds: Whistler, vocal communicator Interaction:  Highly social Physical Characteristics of the Cherry-Headed Conure The Cherry-headed Conure, also called Red-Headed Conure, is a wonderful medium-sized …

Brown-Headed Parrot

Brown-headed Parrot Scientific Name: Poicephalus cryptoxanthus Origin: South Africa Average Lifespan: 10 years Size: 9 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Brown-headed Parrot Brown-headed parrot is a small sized bird that measures about 9 inches including their tiny tail. They have predominantly green …

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 …

Funny Lovebird Sleeping Like a Human

This funny lovebird sleeping on the bed…like a human! Click the play button and watch this awesome bird. We all know that birds sleep either inside their nest box or on their perch while standing. This lovebird is far different because it sleeps on the bed and sleeps …

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 …