The Alexandrine Parakeet

The Alexandrine is known as the gentle bird with a huge beak.The homeland of the Alexandrine is Indonesia with 5 subspecies. All range from 22″ to 25″ beak to tail with a 10″ to 12″ wingspan. Their average lifespan is 40 years. They are not dimorphic (visual difference between male and female) until the reach […]

Yellow Collard Mini Macaw

The Yellow Collared Mini Macaw can be a wonderful addition to any bird home. These little guys come from Central South America in and around Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia. They are one of the few Macaws that have adapted to human presence in their lands. These pretty little birds can still be seen flying […]

The Budgerigar

(A.K.A. The Budgie or Parakeet) General Info: This cute little parrot is one of the most popular of all captive birds here in the United States because of it’s small size and easy upkeep. It’s a great bird for first time parrot owners. Although it is well known as a parakeet or budgie, the bird […]

The Canary

When you think of the Canary, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most people would say their ability to make beautiful music. These birds are absolutely wonderful song birds. The males are the ones with the talent for song, using their “singing” skills to attract females. This bird is high on the […]

The Indian Ringneck Parrot

We don’t often have articles on birds native to India. This bird is truly a sight for sore eyes. Also known as the rose-ringed parakeet, the Indian Ringneck Parrot is small in size, but in no way does that translate into a shortage of beauty. Predominantly covered by a smooth minty green plumage, the birds […]

The Horned Parakeet

The Horned Parakeet, also known as the crested parakeet, is pretty distinctive. A small, mostly green bird with two thin long black feathers coming off of the head. The “horns” of the male are a bit longer and thicker than the female. The tips of the “horns” are red to match the front portion of […]

The Hooded Parrot

This is a small to medium-sized parrot, only reaching just under a foot in length from the head to the tip of the tail. It is light, weighing only about 2 ounces. The thing that attracts this little bird to people is its attractive coloring. Like many types of birds, the male is much more […]

Hahn’s Macaw

The Hahn’s Macaw is known by many names. Two other names are The Red-Shouldered Macaw and Mini Macaw. There are three subspecies of Red-Shouldered Macaw; the Hahn’s Macaw, the Noble Macaw, and the Long-Winged Macaw. The Hahn’s is the smallest of these.The Hahn’s Macaw is sometimes called a mini-macaw because of their small stature. They […]

The Most Gentle Macaw-The Lovable Green Wing

The Green Winged Macaw, scientific name Ara Chloroptera, is also commonly known as the Maroon Macaw or Red and Green Macaw. They are second only in size to the Hyacinth Macaw. The Green Wing is often confused with the Scarlet because of all the red coloring but can easily be told apart by looking at […]

Goffins Cockatoo

The Gregarious, intelligent and affectionate Goffins Cockatoo, has not enjoyed the popularity of other larger Cockatoos in the pet world because they demand much love and attention.  If you are among those who are owned by one, you already know that they are largely underestimated as the perfect bird, as long as you have plenty […]