Bird Types

We have a variety of exotic birds available.
Below you will find information regarding each of the bird that we sell.

African Grey Parrot

African Grey parrots are the most intelligent bird species in the world, and among the 10 smartest animals on earth. These parrots can live up to 80 years in the wild, and 30 to 50 years in captivity. At 12 to 18 months they begin to really talk and chatter, often learning 1000 to 1500 words. Greys need a lot of love and attention, and are known pluck their feathers out of boredom. They tend to become emotional connected with one owner, often forming a lifelong pattern of daily love and interaction. Make sure your African Grey parrot has a lot of toys, and make sure you can commit a lot of time with them.

Amazon Parrot

Most Amazon parrots and medium sized and green, and eat primarily seeds, nuts, and fruits, and some leafy matter. They are the “life of the party” and love attention. Amazons love to bath and play around and splash in water. These birds like to play rough, often destroying toys and wrestling their owners hand. Amazons like music and singing as well as eating. They can have very strong appetites, so make sure you pay attention to the amount of food given to your Amazon, so it stays healthy and doesn’t gain too much weight. Make sure that no more than 10% of the food is treats. The average lifespan of an Amazon is 40 to 50 years. They are among the loudest birds when they want your attention.

Macaw Parrot

Macaws are the largest parrots on earth, can weigh 4 pounds, and can have a wingspan of up to 5 feet. These parrots have adapted large, curved, and strong beaks which can crack open even the hardest of nuts and seeds. Macaws are native to the southern most regions of North America, and to Central America and South America. Macaws need a tall cage so their tail feathers don’t hot the cage bottom. Macaws are very playful and like toys they can chew up and that are made of wood. These parrots like to scout for food and love the challenge of it.

Cockatoo

Cockatoos love to cuddle and make lots of noise. They have white, black, grey or pink feathers, lacking “dyck texture” common to other birds. They can live up to 60 years or longer, and some have lived over 100 years in zoos. Cockatoos are great climbers and often use their feet the way humans use their hands. They can stand on one foot and hold food in the other foot. Fancy flight movements of the Cockatoo can include intricate arial stunts, and these birds can hang upside down while perched. Some say that they are the loudest birds in the world as they really cherish making noises. Interestingly, palm cockatoos are among the few animals on earth that make a precise tool. They break a chosen stick to the perfect size and bang it against hollow trees to make distinct noises. Read more

Conure

Native to South America, Conures are very colorful creatures in both their feathers and their personalities. These small to medium parrots range in size from 10 to 20 inches on average. Known to be playful and fun, Conures can make the perfect family pet. These active birds like to stay busy with a variety of toys throughout the day. They often live up to 30 years and can require a lot of attention. Conures do well in normal room temperatures between 65 and 80 degrees. Keep the Conures habitat well-lit, and away from cool drafts. These birds are very friendly and clownish, and love to be around humans. They like to vocalize, but only learn between 5 and 10 words in their lifetimes. For first time pet owners, Green-cheeked conures are best due to their quieter levels and lessened chewing or gnawing. Other breeds might be best for detached homes because they are loud vocalizers.

Electus

Eclectus are known for their stunning appearance, looking like they are covered in fine fur. There are distinctions in the way the males and females look, making them “Dimorphic”. These birds originate from the Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Guinea, northeastern Australia and the Moluccas. Their native diet is mostly fruits, figs, flowers, and a little seed. This species of parrots have a digestive track that is longer then most birds, so fiber and lower fat intake is more important. These birds beautiful colors, talking habits, and loveable charm has established them as one of the most popular pet parrots in the world. These parrots often live very high up in trees. They are more family-oriented, often having extended family members helping to raise the young. Eclectus often reach 30 years of age in captivity, and sometimes more then 40 under ideal conditions. They don’t have the lines found on many species, the feathers just blend together. When this is coupled with the very vivid coloring, it looks like fine fir was painted on these parrots.

Cokatiel

Cockatiels originate from Australia. They are the number 1 pet bird is the United States, perhaps because they are friendly, funny, and like to cuddle. These birds are well-known for whistling serenades to their reflection, favorite object, or favorite person. Since they are easy to breed in captivity, they make for very low cost pets. Cockatiels are strong ground foragers and do forage on the bottom of their cage if given the chance; cover the cage floor with newspaper and sprinkle crumbles or millet sprinkle seed. Cockatiels are more likely to whistle than speak. Males talk more than females, and some do learn to speak a few phrases. These birds live 16 to 25 years on average and can grow up to 14 inches long. Cockatiels are socially interactive. If you are not at home often then its a good idea to get two birds.

Senegal

Senegals occupy a large region in west Africa. This species of parrots likes to chew things, make sure you buy them lots of toys, even Macaw-sized toys are ok. Senegals are quiet and calm and make for great pets. These parrots are also less expensive than most parrots and thus are more available in pet stores than many tropical birds. These parrots do live up to 50 years in captivity, but in the wild, 20 to 30 years is normal. Senegals will often become “one person” birds, and sometimes don’t like to interact with other family members. Making sure that the other members of the family interact with your Senegal right from the start might ensure that this one-person bonding doesn’t occur. Senegals are often referred to as “Sennies” and form a strong bond with their owners. They are highly trainable and make for great pets.