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Types of birds

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Discover all breeds or species of parrots

Pet Birds

Types of Birds There are many breeds of parrots. Each species or race has its own specificities and characteristics. It is important to take the time to choose before deciding to adopt a parrot as a pet. Whatever the species, raising a parrot requires certain qualities, such as patience and attention.

Types of Birds Parrot Facts & Information



Green-cheeked are very colorful and often rather cute little parrots. They are devoted to their masters who can try to teach them to speak, however speaking pionus are quite rare. The pionus come mainly from South America, they are found towards the mountains of Venezuela or Colombia.

Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)


There are many species of parakeets, the ones we know best is this little pet bird called the Budgerigar. With much care and attention, the parakeet can live up to 15 years, sensitive and fragile, the parakeet is a bird whose well-being, health and comfort depend on its owner.

African Grey Parrot

The Grays of Gabon

Gray is a super intelligent parrot. He is loved by men who adopted him in large numbers in captivity. It is a gregarious bird (lives in a group), but when it reaches sexual maturity, the African Gray chooses a partner and unites for life. It is a sensitive, calm and shy animal. Usually, he will be fond of one family member who has welcomed him, but he will tolerate other members. The African Gray is known to be the most intelligent parrot and, therefore, the best speaker.

Amazon Blue-Fronted

The Amazons

The Amazon is a funny and very intelligent bird, it has very expressive capacities and is able to memorize a good number of expressions but also sentences. Amazon, a parrot from Central and South America. These beautiful parrots owe their name to the Amazon from which some species originate. Amazons come from Central and South America. within their natural habitat, they live perched in the trees. Some of these breeds are in danger of extinction due to the destruction of forests.

Sulphur-crested cockatoo


Capable of living over 50 years, cockatoos are specifically endearing birds. These cousins ​​of parrots have an excellent ear and are able to reproduce surrounding sounds but also to imitate human language. What is less known, however, is that these birds also have a sense of rhythm.

Eclectus Parrot

The Electus

The main feature of Eclectus is the shade of color between male and female. Males have an orange-yellow beak and emerald green plumage, but females have a black beak and red and blue plumage. (The few ornithologists who discovered them thought they belonged to a different species!) They live in union in a matriarchal system: the female dominates. They almost never go down to the ground, even for drinking. They find water in the many fruits that make up their menu.

Endangered Parrots


The forehead and sides of the head up to the back of the eye display a bright green color which blends in brilliant ultramarine on the cap and on the nape of the neck. The upper areas and wing coverts are bright ultramarine blue. Flight feathers are dark blue-violet above, golden yellow or olive-brown below depending on the light. The lower areas are bright yellow with slight orange infiltrations; the undertail-coverts are blue. The upper side of the tail is dark purple with ultramarine blue infiltration. The underside of the blue macaw tail is golden yellow or olive-brown depending on the lighting.


The Youyou

Youyous parrots are stocky parrots, measuring on average 24-25 cm long from the tip of the beak to the tail. This small gray-headed parrot with the face drawing on silver gray, the rest of the body is light green in color. The green of the thorax forms a V-shaped point, the lower part being yellow, orange or red depending on the subspecies. Their tail is short. The eyes are yellow with a black iris. The bill and then the legs are dark gray. There is no known mutation, even if we contemplate from time to time precisely yellow shots of youyous.


The Poicephalus

The poicephalus is a small African parrot much appreciated as a pet bird. Indeed, these little parrots still too little known have nothing to envy the big ones. They are great birds, their tenderness, their clownish side, their good humor and cheerful character as well as their talent for imitation make them a great companion. Small and noisy, it is ideal for apartment living.

Different Types of Birds with Names and Pictures

Talking parrots

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