Canary

Canary

Scientific Name Serinus canaria Common Name Canary Care Level Beginner to Intermediate Lifespan 7-10 years Adult Size 4.5-5 inches Diet Seeds, fruits, greens Origin Canary Islands Temperament Social, Joyful, Vocal History & Domestication Canaries, small songbirds belonging to the finch family, derive their name from the Canary Islands, where Europeans first discovered them. The ancient Romans initially utilized these birds […]

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Moluccan Cockatoo

Moluccan Cockatoo

Scientific Name Cacatua moluccensis Common Name Moluccan Cockatoo Care Level Advanced Lifespan 40-70 years Adult Size 20 inches (average) Diet Seeds, fruits, nuts, vegetables Origin Maluku Islands in Indonesia Temperament Affectionate, loud, demanding History & Domestication Moluccan Cockatoos, hailing from the Maluku Islands in Indonesia (once known as the Spice Islands), are striking birds known for their vibrant pink-tinged plumage. […]

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Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo

Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo

Scientific Name Cacatua sulphurea Common Name Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo Care Level Advanced Lifespan 30-50 years Adult Size 13-18 inches Diet Seeds, fruits, nuts, vegetables Origin Indonesia and East Timor Temperament Social, playful, noisy History & Domestication The Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, not to be confused with its larger relative, the Greater Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, hails from the Sunda Islands of Indonesia and […]

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Palm Cockatoo

Palm Cockatoo

Scientific Name Probosciger aterrimus Common Name Palm Cockatoo Care Level Advanced Lifespan Up to 60 years Adult Size 22-24 inches Diet Seeds, fruits, nuts, flowers Origin New Guinea, Indonesian islands Temperament Independent, affectionate History & Domestication The Palm Cockatoo, with its distinguished appearance and striking features, originates from the rainforests of New Guinea and surrounding Indonesian islands. Historically, these birds […]

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Rose-Breasted Cockatoo

Rose-Breasted Cockatoo

Scientific Name Eolophus roseicapilla Common Name Rose-Breasted Cockatoo, Galah Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 40-70 years Adult Size 12-15 inches Diet Seeds, nuts, fruits, greens Origin Australia Temperament Playful, affectionate, noisy History & Domestication The Rose-Breasted Cockatoo, commonly referred to as the Galah, is a bird that’s native to Australia. Having roamed the Australian skies for countless generations, they are as […]

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Umbrella Cockatoo

Umbrella Cockatoo

Scientific Name Cacatua alba Common Name Umbrella Cockatoo Care Level Advanced Lifespan 40-70 years Adult Size 18-24 inches Diet Seeds, nuts, fruits, vegetables Origin Indonesia, specifically the Maluku Islands Temperament Affectionate, vocal, demanding History & Domestication Originating from the Maluku Islands in Indonesia, the Umbrella Cockatoo is named for its impressive, umbrella-like crest that it fans out when excited, frightened, […]

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Blue and Gold Macaw

Blue and Gold Macaw

Scientific Name Ara ararauna Common Name Blue and Gold Macaw Care Level Intermediate to Advanced Lifespan 30-60 years Adult Size 30-36 inches Diet Fruits, nuts, seeds, vegetables Origin South America Temperament Intelligent, playful, vocal History & Domestication The Blue and Gold Macaw is a native of South America, commonly found across vast territories from Brazil to Venezuela. Historically, indigenous tribes […]

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Green-Winged Macaw

Green-Winged Macaw

Scientific Name Ara chloropterus Common Name Green-Winged Macaw Care Level Intermediate to Advanced Lifespan 50-60 years Adult Size 35-37 inches Diet Fruits, nuts, seeds, vegetables Origin South America Temperament Social, playful, vocal History & Domestication The Green-Winged Macaw, also sometimes referred to as the Red-and-green Macaw, is indigenous to the vast territories spanning large parts of South America. Its natural […]

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Hahn’s Macaw

Hahn’s Macaw

Scientific Name Diopsittaca nobilis nobilis Common Name Hahn’s Macaw Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 25-30 years Adult Size 12 inches Diet Fruits, seeds, nuts, vegetables Origin Northern South America Temperament Playful, active, vocal History & Domestication The Hahn’s Macaw, also known as the Red-shouldered Macaw, hails from the northern regions of South America, predominantly the lush, green expanses of the Amazon […]

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Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth Macaw

Scientific Name Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Common Name Hyacinth Macaw Care Level Advanced Lifespan 40-50 years Adult Size 3.3 feet (1 meter) Diet Nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables Origin Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Temperament Gentle, affectionate, playful History & Domestication The Hyacinth Macaw, known for its striking blue plumage, is native to parts of South America, specifically areas within Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. Found […]

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