Parrots

Parrots

Psittacines, commonly and very well known as Parrots belong to the Psittaciformes order, which consists of nearly 372 species and 86 genera. Such a varied variety of species are widespread in many places, especially in temperate zones in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia, and South America. The whole order of this species is expected to have…

Cockatiel

Cockatiel

The Cockatiel species of birds belong to the Cockatoo family and originated from Australia. It is the second most popular pet bird, the first being Budgerigar. They are much sought after because of their mingling and social character; hence, they are relatively easy to breed. These species of birds are the only ones belonging to…

Amazon Parrot

Amazon Parrot

The Amazon Parrot, commonly known as the Amazon, belongs to the Amazona genus. These mid-sized parrots are basically green in color. They are endemic to the New World which includes regions from the South of America to Mexico and the areas of the Caribbean. These parrots are well-known for their ability to talk and mimic…

Canaries

Canaries

Canaries or the domestic Canaries are actually wild creatures in a domesticated form. They belong to the Finch Family and Serinus Genus. It is a singing bird loved by all the pet admirers. It is endemic to Macaronesian Islands. Description The Canaries have a small body that grows up to 12 to 20 cm in…

Love Birds

Love Birds

A Love bird, also known as a lovebird is a short structured bird that belongs to the Agapornis genus. Out of the 9 species in the genus, 8 species are endemic to Africa, and the remaining gray-headed bird is native to Madagascar. Lovebird is a type of parrot, loving and very social with humans. The…

Eclectus Parrots

Eclectus Parrots

Eclectus Parrots are basically from the Eclectus Roratus species that come under the Eclectus genus. They are predominantly endemic to the Solomon Islands, north-eastern Australia, New Guinea, Sumba, and the nearby islands. The male bird is very much different in appearance from the female bird. The colorful feathers of these birds are used for decorative…

Parrotlets

Parrotlets

The Parrotlets belonging to the Psittacidae family are varieties of small parrots. They look very similar to Parakeets, but these Parrotlets are a bit smaller compared to them. They belong to the New World Parrot species group. These types of birds have originated from the South and Central America. The Parrotlets are generally very affectionate,…

Quaker Parrot

Quaker Parrot

The Quaker Parrot, commonly known as Monk Parakeet, belongs to the Psittacidae family. This group consists of small green parrots, and it is the only species in the Myiopsitta genus. It is endemic to regions from Argentina‚Äôs subtropical areas to the temperate regions and the nearby countries situated in South America. The normal lifespan of…

Talking birds

Talking birds

Talking birds are those birds that can mimic human speech. Scientists and researchers have not yet arrived at a conclusion regarding the aptitude for languages present in the birds. Different species of birds have different levels of talking ability. Some can mimic almost all words, whereas some can only speak a few. The common pet…

African Gray Parrots

African Gray Parrots

The African Gray Parrots, more commonly known as Congo African Gray Parrots are a vulnerable type of species in the parrot group that belongs to the Psittacidae family. This parrot is a lovable and social creature, preferred by the entire pet lovers. It is endemic to the central and western rainforests in Africa. Description This…

Doves

Doves

Doves or pigeons are from the Columbidae family, which has around 300 species of birds. Doves and Pigeons find an interchange in the use of their names, but in Ornithology, Doves represent smaller species of birds, whereas Pigeons represent the larger ones. A special type of feral domestic species often found in large cities is…

Quails

Quails

Quail is a common term used to describe small birds from the order Galliformes. The New World Quail belongs to the Odontophoridae family and the Old World Quail is placed in the Phasianidae family. It is a small bird with a round body structure. Quail is 7.1 to 8.6 inches in length and 91 to…