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Sierra Parakeets, also known as Aymara Parakeets or Grey-Hooded Parakeets, are small birds that are about 20cm in length and weigh 32-45 grams. They can live for an average of 18 years and are not very common in aviculture. Personality Sierra Parakeets are very playful birds that love to shred toys like paper and cardboard. These birds also love toys that make noise like bells and chains. Sierra's make quiet "peeping" noises and chatter to themselves throughout the day. Sierra Parakeets do have a tendency to get territorial over their cage so it is advised that the owner stick trains...

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Caique (kai-eke) Parrot ( Pionites melanocephalus and Pionites leucogaster) are stocky parrots (about 9-10 inches long) with very bright plumage and short, square tails. They generally weigh 150-170g and it has been thought that White Bellied Caiques weigh more than Black-Headed Caiques. These parrots are endemic to the Amazon Basin in South America, with the White Bellied living south of the Amazon Basin, and the Black Headed living North. Caiques can live an average of 40 years in captivity and tend to subside in canopies and high trees where they like to forage and play.  Fun Facts! Caiques love to...

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General Information: Green-Cheeked Conures are a relatively small bird, with an average length of about 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) and usually weigh around 63-71 grams (2.2-2.5 oz). In proper care, Green-Cheeked Conures will live to be 25-30 years old. They also tend to be the quietest of the conures, with a relatively low-pitched, raspy call. It should be noted that Conures can be fairly loud birds, and so this doesn’t mean Green-Cheeked Conures are quiet birds. They are, however, quiet enough for apartments. These conures are a mostly green bird with maroon or burgundy red on both sides of the...

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General Information: Lineolated Parakeets, more commonly known as Linnies or Barred Parakeets, are a small parrot native to Central America in the high mountains of South Mexico to West Panama. They live in flocks of 6-30 and camouflage well due to their wild green colouring. Linnies are able to withstand a wide range of temperatures and are quite common in aviculture. Personality: Linnies are often nicknamed “apartment birds” due to their low volume and small size. They are not very destructive and are lower maintenance than other birds. Linnies are calm birds who enjoy sitting on your shoulder while you...

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