Red Bellied Parrot

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  • Regular price $675.00

Before You Buy

Why would you buy a baby bird from Exotic Wings & Pet Things?

Well, for starters, we have over thirty years of experience raising healthy, happy babies and uniting them with families across Canada. The key to successfully uniting bird to owner is education. Customers are made aware of all aspects of bird ownership, and the most important points are outlined in a care sheet that each new bird owner takes home for reference.

Our breeding birds are pre-screened for disease and health issues. All birds in size from green cheek conure and up are vaccinated for polyomavirus. The baby birds are left with their parents for the first three weeks of their life to ensure a great start to building a healthy immune system. Babies are fed with Higgins handfeeding formula and abundance weaned using zupreem pellets and a cooked bean, vegetable, rice, lentil, and pasta mix.

We have a veterinarian on site every other Thursday to monitor the aviary, and is also available by appointment to see customers with any issues or questions they may have. All birds are sent home completely weaned, socialized, and wings are clipped and nails groomed for both their safety and yours. We also provide one week of bird sitting and your first grooming for free.

We offer a 7 day health guarantee.  You must provide your bird with suitable shelter, food, water, vitamins and minerals from time of purchase. We suggest that within three days of purchase, you bring your bird to an avian vet for a complete examination.  Should any health problem occur or be discovered, inform us IMMEDIATELY, otherwise the health guarantee is VOID. Exotic Wings & Pet Things is not responsible for any unauthorized vet fees.  The health guarantee does not apply if there is another bird in your home or if the bird leaves the store unclipped by owner's request.

We cannot guarantee the gender or temperament of a bird.  Our handfed birds are tame but may take some time to adjust to a new home, new family, and new surroundings.

We continue to be available to answer all questions for our customers even after you take your baby bird home!

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General Information
Common Name: Red Bellied Parrot
Latin Name: Poicephalus rufiventris
Average Lifespan: 30 Years
Physical Features
Average Length: 22 cm
Average Weight: 113 - 140 grams
Song Type: High-pitched
Noise Level - Fairly Quiet

Red Bellies are fairly quiet birds but can have their moments.

Red bellied parrots are great talkers. They can make a variety of noises and sounds as well as mimic human words. Red bellies can also learn to whistle.

The Red-bellied Parrot is a small parrot. It is a mostly greenish and grey bird with the green being more prominent over its lower surfaces and the grey more prominent over its upper surfaces. Adult birds have green feathers covering the upper portions of their legs, red irises and dark grey beaks.

Pet Profile
Training Ability - Very Trainable

While Red bellies can be nippy at times once you earn their respect it is well worth it.

Those who favor the Red-bellied parrot believe it is more social and a better talker than other Poicephalus parrots. These birds have been described as being the life of the party. They are spunky and active birds that often dominate other birds around them. Red-bellied parrots are show off's in front of company. Unlike some parrots that clam up, this bird will jabber on in front of strangers. Red-bellied parrots have the comical, playful and animated personality of larger parrots.

Care & Diet


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Pellets, Fruits and Veggies

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Breeding Information
Age of Maturity: 2 Years
Breeding Aviculture: Easy
Average Clutch Size: 3

Breeding life: 20 years

Nest Box: 16 x 8 inches L-Box

Males have a brighter chest than females,

Wild Status

Stable - Least Concern