African Grey Parrots
Congo African Grey Parrots
Timneh African Grey Parrot
Brown Head Parrot
Perhaps the best known of the African Parrots is the African Grey Parrot, the acknowledged champion of talking parrots, this native of Africa is known the world over for its intelligence and personality..
Africa is also home to a few species of Poicephalus parrots, including the Brown-Headed, Cape, Jardine's, Mayer's, Niam-Niam, Red-Bellied, Ruppell's, Senegal and Yellow-faced, as well as the Vasa parrot.
Blue and Gold Macaws
Blue Throated Macaw
Green Winged Macaw
Red Fronted Macaws
Macaws are small to large, often colourful New World parrots. Macaws are native to Mexico, Central America, South America, and formerly the Caribbean. Most species are associated with forests, especially rainforests,
Cockatoos are large parrots that are native to Australia and the islands of the South Pacific. They have a bald patch on top of their heads covered with a crest that they can raise and lower. The crest's position is often an indicator to the bird's mood.
Blue Fronted Parrot
Double Yellow Head
Amazon parrot is the common name for a parrot of the genus Amazona. These are medium-size parrots native to the areas ranging from South America to Mexico and the Caribbean. Most Amazon parrots are predominantly green, with accenting colors that depend on the species and can be quite vivid. They feed primarily on seeds, nuts, and fruits, supplemented by leafy matter.
Blue Crown Conure
Gold Cap Conure
Conures are either large parakeets or small parrots that are found in the western hemisphere. They are analogous in size and way of life to the Old World's Rose-ringed Parakeets or the Australian Parakeets. All living conure species are found in Central and South America. Conures are often called the clowns of the parrot world due to their constant attention-seeking behavior
Pet Status: Excellent
Noise Level: Medium
Native to: Central & South America
Matures: 3 Yrs.
Lifespan: 30 - 40 Yrs.
To those in the know, the Blue-headed Pionus is one of the most highly regarded pet parrots available. They are social and intelligent, and a well-socialized bird can learn to go confidently to anyone. While not particularly noisy or vocal, some individuals can even learn to talk if you are patient. They may be a tad lazy, but encourage them to play and to exercise every day, and you may be surprised at how much fun you have with this chunky little parrot. These quiet, friendly parrots are easily socialized.
They do not need to be handled often, but do enjoy the company
Parakeets are the most popular pet birds. They come in a wide range of beautiful colors and are affectionate and playful. There are many types if parakeets but the most common pet parakeet is the budgerigar or "budgie". With a relatively short life span of 10-15 years in captivity, the offer the companionship of a parrot without the burden of a 50+ year commitment. They make the ideal first bird for children and new bird owners.