20 Most popular parrot types as a pet bird

Twenty most popular parrot types that are kept as a Pet bird in Homes.


 

Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet siting in trees

Popular names 

Rainbow lorikeet.

Origin

Australia. 

Life span 

15 - 20 years.

Rose ringed parakeet

Most beautiful Indian ring-neck parrot

Popular names 

Ring-necked parakeet,

Rose-ringed parakeet.

Origin

Afro-Asia. 

Life span 

15 - 20 years.

African Grey Parrot

African grey parrot siting in sunshine

Popular names 

TWO TYPES 

1-Congo African grey,

2-Timneh African grey parrot.

Origin

Equatorial Africa.

Life span 

40 - 50 years.




Blue-and-yellow macaw

blue-and-yellow macaw head pose close up

Popular names 

Blue-and-yellow macaw,

Golden blue macaw. 

 

Origin

South American.

Life span 

30- 35  years.

Budgerigar parrot

White budgie parrot siting on the hand of girls and she is cuddling the parrot

Popular names 

Budgerigar,

Budgie,

Common pet parakeet,

Shell parakeet.

Origin

Australia. 

Life span 

5 - 8 years.

Caique

black headed Caique

Popular names 

Caique have two main types 

Black-headed parrot,

White-bellied parrot. 

But now a days  white-bellied parrot are divided in to 3 different types. 

Origin

Brazil.

Life span 

40  years.

Eclectus Parrot

Female eclectus parrot

Popular names 

Eclectus parrot.

 

Origin

Solomon Islands, New Guinea , Northeastern Australia ,Sumba and Maluku Islands.

Life span 

25 - 30 years.

Amazon parrot

Red -lored amazon

Popular names 

30 different types of amazon parrots. 

 

Origin

South America to Mexico, Caribbean.

Life span 

35-50  years.

Moluccan cockatoo

Moluccan cockatoo sitting in wood cage

Popular names 

Moluccan cockatoo,

Salmon-crested cockatoo.

 Origin

Indonesia. 

Life span 

40-60  years.

Sulphur cockatoo

Two Sulphur-crested cockatoo looking toward camera

Popular names 

Sulphur-crested cockatoo.

 Origin

Australia,New Guinea and Indonesia. 

Life span 

30-40  years.




Alexandrine parakeet

Alexandrine parakeet couple sitting

Popular names 

Alexandrine parakeet,

Alexandrian parrot.

Also known as Raw parrot in some countries like India And Pakistan. 

Origin

India, Nepal, Pakistan.

Life span 

30-40  years.

Galah

Galah parrot sitting on grass

Popular names 

 Rose-breasted cockatoo,

Galah Cockatoo,

Roseate cockatoo.

 Origin

Australia. 

Life span 

40  years.

Cockatiel

Cockatiel parrot  yellow

Popular names 

Quarrion,

Cockatiel,

Weiro.

Origin

Australia.

Life span 

15-25 years.




Parrotlet

pacific Parrotlet

Parrotlets are group of 

small size parrots. 

Major Mitchell’s

Major Mitchell's  cockatoo

Popular names 

Major Mitchell's cockatoo,

Leadbeater's cockatoo,

Pink cockatoo.

Origin

Australia. 

Life span 

40-60 years. 

 

 

 

Sun corn parrot

Tamed Golden sun corn parrot eating sunflower seeds on hand

Popular names 

Sun parakeet,

Sconure.

Origin

Northeastern South America.

Life span 

15 - 25 years.




Rosella

Eastern rosella

Popular names 

6 types 

Western rosella,

Crimson rosella,

Green rosella,

Pale-headed rosella,

Eastern rosella,

Northern rosella.

Origin 

Australia.

Life Span 

15-20 years. 

 

 

 

Conure

Conure parrot

Large group of parrots 

Including 

Sun conure, 

Golden conure, 

Dusky conure. 

And other small to medium size parrots. 

Lovebird

Lutino Lovebird siting on his cage

Popular names

9 Sub species of love birds

Yellow-collared lovebird,Fischer's lovebird,Lilian's lovebird,Black-cheeked lovebird,Peach-faced lovebird,Black-winged lovebird                                                   ,Red-headed lovebird,Grey-headed lovebird,Black-collared lovebird.

Origin

8 species = African continent.

Grey-headed lovebird =  Madagascar.

Life span 

10 - 15 years.

Quaker parrot

Quaker parrot green

Popular names 

Monk parakeet,

Quaker parrot.

Origin 

Argentina, South America. 

Life span 

15-20 years. 




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