Tag: small 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 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 …

Goffin’s Cockatoo

Goffin’s Cockatoo Scientific Name:  Cacatua ­­Goffiniana Origin:  Indonesia (Tanimbar Islands) Average Lifespan:  40 years Size:  9 to 12 inches Color:  White Sounds: Loud Screeches Interaction:  Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Goffin’s Cockatoo The Goffin’s Cockatoo is mainly white with salmon-colored feathers around its beak and eyes.  Also, its …

Gloster Fancy Canary

Gloster Fancy Canary Scientific Name:  Serinus Canaria Domesticus Origin:  England Average Lifespan:  10 to 15 years Size:  4 ½ inches Color:  Varied Colors of white, yellow, brown, and others Sounds:   Melodious chirping sound Interaction:  Social Physical Characteristics of Gloster Fancy Canary The Gloster Fancy Canary one of the …

Fischer’s Lovebird

Fischer’s Lovebird Scientific Name: Agapornis fischeri Origin: South Africa Average Lifespan: 15 to 30 years Size: 5 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: High Pitched Noises Interaction: Very social Physical Characteristics of Fischer’s lovebird Fischer’s lovebird displays a small body that measures 14 centimeters in length and weighs …

Talking Budgie in a Gourd Chats Nonstop

Have you seen a talking budgie? If not yet, watch this video and listen to this budgie as it keeps talking while inside a gourd. Some of us don’t know that budgies can actually talk. Yes they can, through patience and proper training. Unfortunately, some of use regards …

Border Canary Bird

Border Canary Bird Scientific Name: Serinus canaria domesticus Origin: Northern England and Scotland Average Lifespan:  6 to 8 years; Maximum of 20 years Size: 4 1/2 inches Color:  Mostly yellow but also appears in variety of colors like white, blue, green, plum, cinnamon, variegated and ticked Sounds: sings …

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 …

How to Hand-rear Pet Birds

This short video shows how to hand-rear pet birds. Click the play button and learn the proper way of feeding them. In this video, they are hand rearing an orphan baby robin. The robin is already hungry and asking for food. According to the veterinarian in the video, …

Black-Cheeked Lovebird

Black-Cheeked Lovebird Scientific Name: Agapornis nigrigenis Origin: Zambia Average Lifespan: 19 years Size: 5 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Black-Cheeked Lovebird Compared to other “Eye rings” or “personata” group such as the Fischers and Masked members, the Black-cheeked lovebird is a little …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Belgian Canary

Belgian Canary Scientific Name: Serinus canaria Origin: Belgium Average Lifespan: 10 to 15 years Size: Up to 7 inches Color: white, yellow, and green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Belgian Canary They are long and thin birds with a hump posture resembling the shape of …