Parrot Lifespan Comparison – How Long Do Parrots Live?

Understanding A Parrots Average Life Span

So you’ve made the decision to enrich your life with a feathered friend.

Parrots are unique among pet birds in that they have the potential to be with you for your entire life.

A parrot’s life span in captivity is considerably shorter than his potential life span. This is due to environmental factures.

How long they enrich your life is in your hands. Proper nutrition, veterinary care and your parrots mental health are key factures in the life span of your companion bird.

Here are some approximate life spans for various species of common companion birds.

Keep in mind – The larger the parrot, the longer they tend to live and the longer your commitment to them.

Macaws: 50 – 100+ years

Cockatoos: 40 – 60+ years

Amazons: 50 – 70+ years

African Grays: 50 – 60+ years

Eclectus: 65 – 85 years

Conure: 12 – 30 years

Lories and Lorikeets: 13 – 25 years

Caique: 30 years

Senegal: 50 years

Cockatiel: 12 to 20 years

Parakeets: 7 – 18 years

Lovebirds: 15 – 25 years

Canaries: 10 to 15 years

Finches: 5 to 10 years

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