Sun Conure

General Info: If you like wonderfully bright colors, the Sun Conure will leave you in awe. The stupendous mixture of fiery yellow and orange are accented perfectly by splashes of blue and green on this gorgeous bird. This bird is, without a doubt, one of the most eye catching birds in captivity. The male and […]

Mynah Birds

Mynah birds have long been a popular bird. In ancient Greece, the mynah was kept among the aristocracy as a pet, and in India, the mynah has been considered sacred for more than 2,000 years. The mynah’s extraordinary talents as an imitator make him one of the most interesting of all cage birds, today. They […]

The Toucan

General Info:  Other than this nominate large species (over 2 feet long), there are about forty different sub-species of Toucan that range downward to the 7 inch Toco. Beak and body colors are brilliant and varied, depending on species.  The beak coloration is designed to attract a mate.  The more colorful the beak, the more […]

Australian Kin Parrot

The Australian King parrot, also known as the Scarlet Parrot, was first officially recorded in the species list in 1818 by Martin Lichtenstein. Their habitat is along the eastern coast of Australia. They love heavily forested areas and nest in hollowed out trunks of trees. The habitat of these birds is being over taken by […]

Galah Cockatoo

The Galah. Boy, this parrot sure is cute. Also known as the rose-breasted cockatoo, this pink, lovable bird could soften even the toughest of hearts. I have vivid memories of visiting my local pet shop and being drawn to the Galah cages. They just oozed love. They would turn on the charm for any person […]

Hawk-Headed Parrot

The hawk-headed parrot is an extremely unique and unusual parrot. It is the only member of the Genus Deroptyus. There are two subspecies, The Brazilian Deroptyus accipitrinus fuscifrons, from the lower Amazon basin and the Guiana hawk-head, Deroptyus accipitrinus from tropical northern South America. Hawk-heads stand alone in the world of parrots. This genus is […]

African Grey Parrot

There are two official subspecies of African Grey parrots. The first Congo African Grey “Psittacus erithacus erithacus” is the larger of the two species, growing to 12-13 inches bill to tail. They have light grey feathers, a dark red tail, a black beak and their irises change from grey to light yellow by the time […]

Eclectus Parrot

The Solomon Islands Eclectus is the only one of the larger parrots that is dimorphic. Males and females are easily distinguished by their colored plumage with the males being green and the females being variations of red and blue. Some interesting and natural variations do occur. The Eclectus can have a life span of65-85 years, […]

Mexican Red Headed or Red Lored Amazon

The photo is of a Mexican Red Headed or Red Lored Amazon.  While many are companion birds, they are considered endangered in the wild.  Mexican Red-Headed Parrots require a lot of space and love to play, so make sure you have the room ready for them to romp around. When shopping for a cage for […]

Moluccan Cockatoo

The Moluccan or Salmon-Crested Cockatoo is one of the most beautiful, intelligent and even tempered of Cockatoos.  But; as with any other parrot companion, do your homework and research before you whip out the credit card and say “I’ll take ’em”.  They are very affectionate and needy in the attention department. Some aficionados rank them […]