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  • Amazon parrots (Amazona sp.) originate from Mexico, Central America, South America and the adjacent islands of the West Indies. There are numerous species of Amazon parrots. They are a stocky,…

  • The budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), sometimes referred to as a parakeet or more commonly a budgie, is the most popular pet bird worldwide. This beautiful, small bird originates from…

  • The canary (Serinus canaria) is a very popular pet bird. They are known for their good nature, attractive plumage and remarkable singing ability. Canaries originate from the Canary Islands,…

  • The cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus) is one of the best known and most widely kept member of the parrot family other than the budgie. These Australian natives with their elegant long tail and…

  • The Cockatoo (family Cacatuidae) is a large bodied parrot with a crest of feathers on top of the head that stands erect when the bird is alarmed or excited. These natives of main land…

  • There are numerous species of conures (Aratinga and Pyrrhura sp. and others) but only a few are commonly kept as pets. They are native throughout Mexico, Central and South America. Members of…

  • Finches are popular pet birds with fascinating personalities and colourful community life. They originate from around the world. There is a large diversity of species and varieties available…

  • The Grey Parrot from central Africa, is a highly intelligent bird commonly encountered in captivity. Two subspecies are seen, Psittacus erithacus erithacus (African Grey Parrot) and P.e.…

  • There are approximately 50 species of lories and lorikeets (subfamily Loriidae) distributed widely throughout southeastern Asia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and Polynesia. These birds come in…

  • The Peach-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) is the largest and most commonly kept of the nine species of lovebirds. This small, colourful, short-tailed parrot originates from Africa. They…


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