Tag: parakeets

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 …

Port Lincoln Parakeet

Port Lincoln Parakeet Scientific Name: Barnardius zonarius/Platycercus zonarius Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 15 to 18 years Size: Up to 15 inches in length Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Port Lincoln Parakeet Their body coverts are mostly green and they have yellow circles or …

Mallee Ringneck Parakeet

Mallee Ringneck Parakeet Scientific Name: Barnardius zonarius barnardi Origin: South Eastern Australia Average Lifespan: Up to 15 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly combination of green and blue Sounds: Quiet Interaction: Hands off / Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Mallee Ringneck Parakeet The Mallee Ringneck …

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 …