Tag: parrots

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 …

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 …

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-streaked Lory

Blue-streaked Lory Scientific Name: Eos reticulata Origin: Tanimbar Islands, Indonesia Average Lifespan: 28 years and above Size: 12 inches Color: Primarily Red Sounds: Chattering Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Blue-streaked Lory The Blue-streaked lory is a medium sized parrot of about 12 inches and is also called Blue-necked …

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 …

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 …

Exercise and Toys for Bird Enrichment

Providing bird enrichment activities for your pet birds is highly important because this makes up their total health and well-being. Since most birds are in cages more often, they need to have physical activities as well as mentally stimulating activities even when inside the cage to make sure …

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 …

Red-lored Amazon

Red-lored Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona autumnalis Origin: Mexico and Ecuador Average Lifespan: Up to 75 years Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Red-lored Amazon The Red-lored Amazon could grow as much as 13 to 14 inches in length from head …

Black Lory

Black Lory Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta atra Origin: Indonesia and New Guinea Average Lifespan: Up to 25 years Size: 12 inches Color: Mainly black Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Black Lory A Black lory has an average size of 12 inches (30cm) in length from head …

Red-crowned Amazon

Red-crowned Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona viridigenalis Origin: Mexico Average Lifespan: 50 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Red-crowned Amazon The color of the body feather of a Red-crowned Amazon is mainly green like majority of …