The sulphur crested cockatoo are large white cockatoos with a trademark yellow crest that are relatively common in the eastern and northern states of Australia. There are in fact two subspecies of this bird namely the greater and the Lesser sulphur creste

The Umbrella Cockatoo, originating from Indonesia, is a beautiful white bird with an umbrella shaped crest. These long-lived birds make great pets for some, but owning this bird should not be considered lightly as they can become destructive and demanding

The White crowned / white capped Pionus parrot is one of the smaller members of the popular Pionus parrot species. At an average of 24 cm in height are a small to medium-sized parrot. They are calm and fun loving parrots and make wonderful pets.

Senegal Parrots are small pets with big personality. They are becoming increasingly popular in Australia and can be found in most American and European pet shops.

The Orange-winged Parrot, Amazona amazonica, is a large Amazon parrot. It is a resident breeding bird in tropical South America, from Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago south to Peru and central Brazil.Its habitat is forest and semi-open country. Although com

The Pacific parrotlet is sometimes known as the pocket parrot likely because of its small size, growing to around 8 to 11 cm in height these natives from Peru and Ecuador a perfect birds to have as an indoor pet especially to those living in apartments. T

Also known as the rosy faced lovebird to Peach faced lovebird is native to southern and western regions of Africa and also the Namib desert. The small birds as their name suggests are extremely social and require companionship. They make excellent pets as

Quaker Monk Parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus), known as the Quaker, are intelligent and playful birds that enjoy talking loudly with their owners and other parrots. These quick learners love to repeat words much to the delight (and sometimes dismay) of thei

The Red Lored Amazon is a woodland parrot, they are a very social bird living in flocks of several hundred individuals. As you’d expect in such a crowd, you need to be loud to be heard these guys are very vocal intelligent birds and great talkers.

Jardine’s parrots, also known as the red fronted parrot a native to the central area of Africa where they are found in upper canopy of trees in well forested areas and low land rainforests. They are social birds typically flying in flocks of around 10 ind

The lovebird parrot is a small colourful parrot native to Africa that has become a popular aviary bird. There are nine species of lovebird and different crossbreeds have been bred in captivity. Perhaps the most popular couple of birds is the peach faced L

Maximising the happiness and activity levels of your bird is not rocket science and involves taking some basic precautions to ensure the Alp to exercise that their mind and body in a safe environment these include: – Get the biggest cage you can fit

The Meyer’s parrot come from the same family of birds as the more well-known Senegal parrot. In the US with their more liberal bird importation laws they are one of the most popularly found aviary birds

The Moluccan Cockatoo, Cacatua moluccensis also known as Salmon-crested Cockatoo is a cockatoo endemic to south Moluccas in eastern Indonesia. At 50 cm, it is the largest of the white cockatoos. The female is larger than the males on average. It has whit

Conures -a colourful feathered friend ‘Conure’ is the name used to describe a vast array of parrots that hail from the Americas and the Caribbean Islands.

The European Goldfinch, often called the Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) came to Australia in the mid-19th century and is one of the only true finches that reside there. While mostly still found in the wild, they are colorful birds with a spirited song an

The Eclectus parrot is a medium-size parrot standing around 35 cm high. Throughout the world they are seen as one of the most favourite parrots to have a pet and with good reason they are extremely inquisitive and friendly they are excellent talkers they

The Green Cheek Conure is a scrappy bird with a big personality, most like a terrier in the dog world. They come from the Pyrrhura Sub Species and make entertaining pets for most people.

Goffin’s cockatoo is a native of Indonesia’s home being the forests of the Tanimbar Islands. Illegal hunting and encroachments on their habitat have resulted in this cockatoo appearing on the list of threatened species. In fact there are more birds in cap

If you love birds, you’ll discover there’s much to admire in this little fellow. The Grey-cheeked Parakeet is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. Its official title is Brotogeris pyrrhoptera, and it’s sometimes also referred to as a Grey Cheek,

The Budgerigar Parrot, often referred to as the Budgie, is a small bird native to Australia that is thought to have inhabited the area for as many as five million years. The existence of the Budgie

Cockatiels make great pets for people who love birds. These birds are intelligent and affectionate, and generally good-tempered. They grow up to about 45cm, which is bigger than a Budgie, but smaller than some of the larger birds such as Cockatoos. The C

The Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva), is a species of a parrot that is one of the most common parrots kept in captivity as a pet. It is also known as the Turquoise-fronted Amazon or Blue-fronted Parrot Its name derives from the distinctive blue marki