Tag: types of birds

Illiger’s Macaw

Illiger’s Macaw Scientific Name: Primolius maracana Origin: Central and Eastern South America Average Lifespan: 50 to 60 years Size: 17 inches from head to the tip of tail Color: Mainly green Sound: Medium noises Interaction: Highly sociable Physical Characteristics of Illiger’s Macaw Also known as Blue Winged Macaw, …

Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth Macaw Scientific Name: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Origin: Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia Average Lifespan: 10 to 30 years Size: About 40 inches (100 cm) in length Color: Cobalt blue Sounds: Extremely loud screeching, speak human words Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Hyacinth Macaw The Hyacinth Macaw is the most …

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-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 …

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 …

Understanding Body Language of Birds

Understanding Body Language of Birds In terms of behavior, birds can be like humans. There are times your pet bird will be moody and unwilling to interact, but become very playful and interactive the next minute. Some may be shy, while others are very aggressive. Most of the …

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 …

Golden-mantled Rosella

Golden-mantled Rosella Scientific Name: Platycercus eximius Origin: Southern Australia and Tasmania Average Lifespan: 20 years or more Size: 11 to 12 inches Color:  Green, red, and yellow Sounds: loud, whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Golden-mantled Rosella Often named the white-cheeked rosella or Eastern rosella, the Golden-mantled Rosella …

Factors to Consider on What Bird Species to Get as Pet

With thousands of bird species all over the world, choosing a new pet bird is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are ways and tricks on how to choose the right bird species that suits your expectations and requirements. It does not matter whether you’re already an experienced …

Golden-capped Conure

Golden-capped Conure Scientific Name: Aratinga solstitialis auricapilla Origin: Mid-to-southeastern parts of Brazil Average Lifespan: up to 30 years Size: 30 inches Color:  Predominant green, orange, and yellow Sounds: Muffled to high-pitched Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Golden-capped Conure The young Golden-capped conure is mainly seen as a …

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 …

Dusky Pionus

Dusky Pionus Scientific Name: Pionus fuscus Origin:  Southern America Average Lifespan: 25 years Size:  10 – 11 inches Color: Dark blue Sounds: Mimic human sounds Interaction:  Highly socialPhoto: Physical Description of Dusky Pionus Dusky Pionus is a medium sized bird that usually reaches 11 inches in length. It …