African Grey

(Psittacus erithacus)






Length: 12 - 15 inches  

Weight: 400-600 grams  

Life span: 60 years

Personality: Very intelligent and love their owners

Talking Ability: Well known as the smartest bird in the world.They truly are.

Diet: Pellets, Fresh fruit + veg. apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung  beans, almonds, walnuts, celery, cucumber, beans


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Alexandrines

(Psittacula eupatria)







Length: 20-23 inches

Weight: 200-300 grams

Life span: 25-35 years

Personality: Alexandrines are playful mimics

Talking Ability: Well known for their excellent mimicking skills

Diet: Fresh fruit + Veg. apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung beans,  almonds, cucumber, beans


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Blue Fronted Amazon

(Psittacula eupatria)






Length: 14 - 15 inches 

Weight: 400 - 550grams 

Life span: 60 + years

Personality: Blue Fronted Amazons are very good companion pets

Talking Ability: Well known for their high intelligence and ability to learn very quickly, talking  & singing

Diet: Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung       beans, almonds, walnuts, cucumber, beans


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)



Black Headed Caiques

(Pionites melanocephalus)






Length: 9 - 11 inches  

Weight: 150 - 175grams  

Life span: 35 years

Personality: Caiques are very good companion pets.  Very smoochy at times

Talking Ability: Known for their intelligence and ability to learn very quickly

Diet: Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung       beans, almonds, walnuts, arrowroot biscuit,

cucumber, beans


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Cockatiels

(Nymphicus Hollandicus)
 




 

 

Size: 12-13in  (30-33cm)

Weight Range:  85-105grms

Life Expectancy: 15-20yrs

Personality: A very pleasant, quite bird. Excellent pet for kids and those looking for a  companion

Talking Ability: Mimick a few words and phrases

Diet: pellets, seed, fresh fruit + veg, broccoli, silverbeet, apple, pear, orange, dry fruit and  nut mixes.


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)



Eclectus

(Eclectus Roratus)

 




 

Size: 14 in. (35 cm.)

Weight Range: 430- 550gm

Life Expectancy: 50 +years

Talking Ability: Very Good (One of the top three parrots for being great talkers)

Diet: Fruits, veggies, pellets, seeds, nuts, pasta and grains.

Dietary Needs: Almonds, kale, figs, beans, rock melon and broccoli



No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)



Galahs

(Elophus roseicapillus)
 




 

Size: 14 - 15 inches

Weight Range:  300 - 400 grams

Life Expectancy: 60 + years

Personality: Galahs are very good companion pets for all ages

Talking Ability: Well known for their great mimicking 

Diet: Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet,

carrots, mung beans, almonds, walnuts, cucumber, beans



No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Rainbow Lorikeet

(Trichoglossus haematodus)
 





Size: 14 - 15 inches

Weight Range:  125 -150gms

Life Expectancy: 20 years

Personality: The clown of birds, good entertaining pets, energy packed

Talking Ability: Well known for their funny character and ability to learn speech very quickly

Diet: Nectar powder either wet or dry, Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, mandarine,  pea pods, corn, silverbeet, honey on toast strip   


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Chattering Lory

(Lorius garrulus)
 





 

Size: 12 -13 inches 

Weight Range:  190 - 225gms

Life Expectancy: 35 years

Personality: The clown of birds, good entertaining pets, energy +

Talking Ability: Well known for their funny character and ability to learn speech very quickly

Diet: Nectar powder either wet or dry, Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, mandarine,  pea pods, corn, silverbeet, honey on toast strip   


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Blue & Gold Macaw

(Ara ararauna)
 





 

Size: 34 -36 inches  

Weight Range:  900 -1200grams 

Life Expectancy: 100 years

Personality: Are excellent companion pets.Very much so, like a 5yr old child  

Talking Ability: Well known for their great mimicking 

Diet: Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung  beans, almonds, walnuts, cucumber, beans   


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Scarlet Macaw

(Ara macao)
 






Size: 32 -36 inches   

Weight Range: 900 -1100grams  

Life Expectancy: 80 years

Personality: Ok for a family pet, you just  need to have the knack and patience. Not a bird  for just anyone.  

Talking Ability: Good mimickers   

Diet: Fresh fruit + veg  eg, apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung beans, almonds, walnuts, cucumber, beans   


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Quaker

(Myiopsitta monachus)
 






Size: 12 - 13inches

Weight: 90-150 grams

Life Expectancy: 25-30 years

Personality: Quakers are playful mimics.wonderful family pets

Talking Ability: Well known for their excellent mimicking skills

Diet: Fresh fruit + Veg. apple, pear, pea pods, corn, broccoli, silverbeet, carrots, mung beans, almonds, cucumber, beans


No Avocado (toxic to all breed of birds)


Sun Conure

(Aratinga Solstialis)
 





 

Size: 12  (30cm)

Weight Range: 250-300gm

Life Expectancy: 35 yrs

Personality: Very loving, cuddly and can be quite loud. (two tone screeching at times)

Talking Ability: Fair-to-Moderate

Diet: Fruits, veggies, pellets, seeds, millet, nuts, pasta & grains.

Dietary Needs: Sun Conures should be offered foods rich in calcium such as almonds, kale,  and figs.