Pionus Parrot

Pionus is not a specific type of parrot. It is the name of a genus, or group, of 8 species of parrot that are very similar to one another but cannot be considered the same species. These birds are all from various parts of Mexico, Central America, and South America. They look similar in body […]

The Military Macaw

General Info: The Military Macaw is native to Mexico, Central America, and South America. The subspecies are the A. m. militaris, A. m. mexicana, and the A. m. boliviana (all are very similar except for slight variations in size and color intensity). When compared to other full sized Macaws, such as the Blue and Gold […]

Mustached Parakeet

This beautiful, pastel feathered bird with its obvious moustache, hails from the Himalayas, Indonesia and China.  It is one of the few parrots whose sex can be visually determined.  The female has a black beak while the male has a bright orange-red beak. They are a hardy medium sized bird of about 16″ and 100 […]

Blue Fronted Amazon

General Info: One of the most popular types of Amazon in the U.S. is the Blue-Fronted Amazon. There are many types of Amazon parrots. Yellow-Headed, Orange-winged, and the Lilacine Amazons, and these are but a few of the many many different species of Amazon. All Amazons are predominately green, with different accent colors depending on […]

Yellow Headed Amazon

is native to Mexico and Central America. It is actually endangered due to the destruction of the rain forest in these areas. Another reason these birds are endangered is the captive pet trade. These parrots sell for quite a lot of money, so they are captured and sold as beautiful, exotic pets. Although the capture […]

The Hyacinth Macaw

General Info: The Hyacinth Macaw is a very large, brilliantly blue bird. Both males and females have a gorgeous covering of deep blue feathers.. Up near the head and neck, the feathers lighten up slightly. The skin just touching the lower mandible of the bird, as well as the skin around the eyes, is bald […]

The Golden Conure

This extremely rare bird (in the wild and captivity) was once considered to be of the Macaw Family, because of it’s head size (large) and tail size and shape, but; was recently reclassified to the Conure family after further comparisons were made. In the wild, its habitat is restricted to northeastern Brazil, south of the […]

Lilac Crowned Amazon

General Info and Care: The Lilac-crowned Amazon, or Finsch’s Amazon is native to Mexico. This parrots beautiful plumage features a primarily green body, maroon forehead, and violet-blue crown. The beak is bone colored and the feet flesh colored. Lilac-crowned Amazons make good companions for experienced bird lovers. They are intelligent, friendly and very charming. Like […]

Kakariki Parrot

The New Zealand Red-Crowned Parakeet, more commonly known as the Kakariki, is a long tailed bright green parrot with a red crown, forehead and band of red which extends from the bill through the eye and beyond, crimson rump patches and violet blue on wing coverts and some outer flight feathers. (This is the bird […]

Gouldian Finch

General Info: The Gouldian Finch, also known as the rainbow finch, is the most colorful of all the different types of finches. There are three natural color mutations of the Gouldian Finch: red-headed, yellow-headed, and black-headed. The black headed Gouldian finch is the dominant of all strains and the most abundant in the wild. The […]