Tag: parakeet

  • Parrotlet or Parakeet- What Is the Difference?

    When you go to buy your first parrot at the pet store, you notice the tags on the cages: Parrotlet. Parakeet. You wrinkle your brow. Huh? They look similar to each other. What is the difference? ...

  • Sun Conures

    Sun conures are a medium-sized parrot. They are green with a yellow head and breast. They look similar to Jenday Conures and the now extinct Carolina Parakeets. Sun conures are known for having ...

  • Birds Down Under 2010

    The captivating The Birdman’s Birds Down Under Bird Show, kicked off on 3 July 2010, and will be ending on 15 August 2010, so now is the time to get down to the Blank Park Zoo to ensure you do ...

  • Mustached Parakeets

    When looking at the Mustached Parakeet, it is evident that belonging to the same family does not mean that you share the same characteristics. The Mustached Parakeet is related to the Ringneck ...

  • Green Parakeet (Aratinga holochlora)

    Native to Mexico, Central America and northern Nicaragua, the Green Parakeet (Aratinga holochlora) has also managed to establish itself somewhat in southeast Texas. As the Green Parakeet is generally considered to be non-migratory, it is unclear whether the self-sustaining population found in Texas is the result of breeding between feral released birds or whether they […]

  • Birds of Eden – A Little Piece of Avian Heaven

    The lush Garden Route area along the coast of South Africa can readily be described as a piece of paradise. The world’s largest free flight bird sanctuary, Birds of Eden, is situated ...

  • Indian Ringneck Parakeet

    The Indian Ringneck Parakeet has become a favorite choice as a pet, over the years. These birds were originally found in Asia and in Africa, and can still be seen in the forests of these ...