White-Capped Pionus Profile & Care guide by Parrot Essentials - Learn More

White-Capped Pionus – Profile & Care Guide

Common name White Capped Pionus Scientific name Pionus senilis Length 24 cm / 9.5″ Weight 229g / 8 oz Lifespan Up to 40 years Origin Mexico, Central America Noise level…

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Patagonian Conure Profile & Care Guide by Parrot Essentials - Learn More

Patagonian Conure – Profile & Care Guide

Common name Patagonian conure, burrowing parrot Scientific name Cyanoliseus patagonus Length 45 cm/18 inches Weight 256-281 grams Lifespan 20-30 years Origin South-Central Argentina, Chile Noise level High! Natural habitat As…

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Blue and Gold Macaw Profile & Care Guide by Parrot Essentials - Learn More

Blue and Gold Macaw – Profile & Care Guide

Common name Blue and gold macaw, blue and yellow macaw Scientific name Ara ararauna Length 84 cm/33 inches Weight 1000-1100 grams Lifespan Up to 60 years Origin Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia,…

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White-Fronted Amazon Profile & Care Guide by PArrot Essentials - Learn more

White Fronted Amazon – Profile & Care Guide

Common name White Fronted Amazon, Spectacled Amazon Scientific name Amazona albifrons Length 26-28 cm/10-11 inches Weight 190-250 grams Lifespan Up to 50 years Origin Mexico and Central America, down to…

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Blue-Fronted Amazon – Profile & Care Guide

Common name Blue-fronted Amazon, turqoise-fronted Amazon Scientific name Amazona aestiva Length 36 cm/14.5″ Weight 400 – 500 grams Lifespan up to 50 years Range Southeastern Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Northern…

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Jardines Parrot Profile and Care Guide by Parrot Essentials

Jardine’s parrot – Profile & Care Guide

Common name Jardine’s parrot, red-fronted parrot Latin name Poicephalus gulielmi Length 28 – 30cm/11.8 inches Weight 200 – 250 grams Life Span 20 – 30 years Origin Cameroon, Angola, Kenya,…

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Meyer's Parrot Profile and Care Guide by Parrot Essentials

Meyer’s Parrot – Profile & Care Guide

Common name Meyer’s Parrot (Brown Parrot, Sudan Brown Parrot) Scientific name Poicephalus Meyeri Length 21 cm (8.2 in) Weight 100-135g (3.5-4.7 oz) Life Span:  25 years Origin Plateau woodlands of…

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Do cockatiels make good pets?

Do cockatiels make good pets? 7 pros and 7 cons

Do cockatiels make good pets? If you’re interested in getting a pet bird, there’s a good chance you’ve come across these popular crested Australian parrots. Would a cockatiel be the…

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