Know the different about your Pet Birds :-

1. Sunbirds


 They are beautiful and very tiny birds . On an average they are 10 cm long and male bird’s long tail additionaly add 5 cm.The male has a black head ,mettalic green upper portions and brest border with yellow and black belly . The female is brown and yellow in underpart.Mating season of sunbirds takes place during the wet period of year .One or two eggs are laid in a suspended nest in a tree.

Food :-

They feed maily on nector .They also take spider and insect when they feeding young.

Life expectancy :-

up to 8 yrs

2. Rose Ringed Parrot


Parrot is a most common pet bird in India.Many parrots are vividly coloured and some are multi-coloured.The average Adult size of these parrots is about 16 inches in length . Tail covers up the large portion of the bird .Male parrot’s head looks more square in shape and the colors around his cheeks are bright on otherhand Female parrots face is more rounded and beak isn’t prominant like male one.parrots can be very affectionate and cute when immature, they often become aggressive when mature and may bite . To avoid this situation , the proper trainng is required.

Food :-

apple, orange, banana, grapes, melons, strawberries, kiwi fruit, pawpaw, mango, lychee etc. Sweet corn, silver beet spinach, beans, peas, lettuce, celery, sprouted seeds, vegetables, nuts, berries and seeds. They also enjoy the nectar from flowers .

Life expectancy :-

average 25 to 30 yrs, several individual reached ages of 70 to 95 yrs .

3. love Birds


A lovebird is the common pet bird .It is a small genus of parrot and they do have the ability to mimic human speech. They are 13 to 17 cm in length and 40 to 60 gm in weight .Their normal chirps are not overly loud, but they do like to chatter.They are best kept as pairs.They reach in sexual maturity when they’re about ten months old.

Food :-

apples, grapes, berries, papaya, and mango. Vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, zucchini, squash, cooked sweet potatoes, and dark leafy greens ,seeds, grain, berries.

Life expectancy :-

10 to 15 yrs

4. Cockatiel


Cocktails are basically Medium breed bird.the avarage length is 30 – 33 cm and average weight is 90 gms. These birds are companionable as dogs or cats and have unique personalities.They are very much playfull by nature.

Food :-

Dark, leafy greens, fruit such as apple, banana or melon once a week.A honey stick or millet spray once a month as a special treat.otherwise grain , seed etc.

Life expectancy :-

10 to 14 yrs