Lories and Lorikeets

Lories and Lorikeets are small to medium sized parrots that are found in Australia, Southeastern Asia, Polynesia and New Guinea. Most live in flocks that range in size from a couple to a few dozen. There is no difference between Lories and Lorikeets, other than that Lorikeets have longer tail than Lories do.

Unlike most other parrots, Lories eat pollen and nectar. There are around 55 di... Read more

The Hawk-headed Parrot

Hawk-headed Parrots get their name from their neck feathers that rise like a fan when they are alarmed or scared. They live in the rainforest of South America. Unlike other types of parrots, they are the only bird in their genus and there are only two sub-species of Hawk-heads; the Buff Head Hawk-head and the Brazilian hawk-head. They are very territorial and usually travel alone or with their ... Read more

The Cockatoo

Cockatoos are parrots. They are originally from Australia and the Islands of the South Pacific Ocean. There are many different types of Cockatoos; they are divided into two classifications; lesser and greater. The most commonly seen Cockatoos as pets are the greater Sulfur Crested, lesser Sulfur Crested, Umbrella, Moluccan, Goffin's, Galarita, Triton and the Eleonora.

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The Amazon Parrot

Amazon Parrots are native to the Caribbean, South America and Mexico. There are 27 different species of Amazon Parrots and several subspecies. The Blue-fronted Parrot, Yellow-fronted Parrot and the Orange-winged Parrot are some of the most popular Amazon Parrot species seen as pets.

Amazon Parrots are intelligent and highly trainable; their intellige... Read more