Tag: parrot species

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 …

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 …

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 …

Crimson Rosella

Crimson Rosella  Scientific Name:   Platycercus elegans Origin:  Australia Average Lifespan:   20 to 25 years Size:    10 ½ to 14 inches Color:   Crimson Red and Deep Blue Sounds:   High-pitched whistle Interaction:   Social Physical Characteristics of Crimson Rosella The Crimson Rosella is one of the most attractive pet bird parrots …

Congo African Grey

Congo African Grey Scientific Name:  Psittacus erithacus Origin:  Western and Central Africa Average Lifespan:  15 to 40 years Size: Up to 13 inches Color:  Mainly grey Sounds: Vocal communicator, chatterer Interaction:  Social Physical Characteristics of the Congo African Grey The Congo African Grey Parrot is an old parrot …

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, …

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 …

Buffon’s Macaw

Buffon’s Macaw Scientific Name: Ara Ambiguus Origin:  Central America from southeastern Honduras to western Columbia, and in western Ecuador Average Lifespan:  80 years or more Size: 26 to 34 inches Color:  Mainly green Sounds:  Whistler and loud squawking Interaction: Very social Physical Characteristics of Buffon’s Macaw The Buffon’s …

Blue-naped Parrot

Blue-naped Parrot Scientific Name: Tanygnathus lucionensis Origin: Philippines Average Lifespan: 40 years or more Size: 12 inches Color: Primarily Green Sounds: Loud harsh sounds Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Blue-naped Parrot The Blue-naped parrot is a medium sized parrot of about 12 inches and is also called Philippine …

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 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 …

Ten of the Most Endangered Parrot Species

Endangered parrot species are becoming high in number these days. It’s very sad to know that a lot of species of animals including birds are experiencing being close to extinction. All these happen for the same reasons of habitat loss, poaching, and illegal trade. For many of us …

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 …

Red-browed amazon

Red-browed amazon Scientific Name: Amazona rhodocorytha Origin: Eastern Brazil Average Lifespan: 20 to 50 years Size: 15 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Somewhat Social Physical Characteristics of the Red-browed Amazon The Red-browed Amazon is considered as one of the largest species of Amazon parrots. A fully …

Amazon Parrot Sings and Joins Talent Show

Watch this Amazon parrot sings and shows its different talents to hundreds of audience in a contest. The name of the Amazon parrot is Echo and he is a 15 year old Double Yellow-headed Amazon. Echo and his handler joined America’s Got Talent where Echo showcased his speaking …