Parrots beginning with the letter A-B

History, natural habitat, characteristics and conservation of the different species of parrot.

alphabetical order of parrots

The vast majority of these beautiful birds are not suitable for living in captivity. History and characteristics of the species.

1 – Alexandra's Parrot

Alexandra's Parrot

45 cm. length, including its long, narrow tail, and around 92 g. of weight.

The head of the Alexandra's Parrot

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2 – Alexandrine Parakeet

Alexandrine Parakeet

De entre 50–62 cm. in length and weighing between 198-258 grams.

The Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria) has

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3 – Amazonian Parrotlet

Amazonian Parrotlet

Very small size, 12 cm.. height.

The Amazonian Parrotlet (Nannopsittaca dachilleae) has pointed wings, something square tail. It

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4 – Andean parakeet

Andean parakeet

16 cm.. height.

The Andean parakeet (Bolborhynchus orbygnesius) is usually dark green, with blue wing patch

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5 – Antipodes Parakeet

Antipodes Parakeet

32 cm.. of length and a weight of 130 g..

The Antipodes Parakeet (Cyanoramphus unicolor) has a plumage of

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6 – Austral Parakeet

Austral Parakeet

28–36 cm. length.

The Austral Parakeet (Enicognathus ferrugineus), It is mostly green; the lores and forecrown they are of

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7 – Australian King-Parrot

Australian King-Parrot

39-43 cm.. length between 195 and 275 g. of weight.

The Australian King-Parrot (Alisterus scapularis) is very similar to the

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8 – Australian Ringneck

Australian Ringneck

Between 32 to 44 cm.. length and a weight between 121 and 200 g..

Traditionally are recognized two species in the

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9 – Bald Parrot

Bald Parrot

23 cm.. length.

The Bald Parrot (Pyrilia aurantiocephala) has the mandible and the upper maxilla, black with a large

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10 – Barred Parakeet

Barred Parakeet

They measure 17 cm. long and weigh between 47 and 55 g.

The Barred Parakeet (Bolborhynchus lineola) has a similar size to the

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11 – Baudin’s Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus Baudinii

50 to 57 cm.. height and weight between 560 and 770 g.

The Baudin’s Black Cockatoo (Zanda baudinii) It

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12 – Black Lory

Chalcopsitta atra

32 cm.. height and a weight between 230 and 260 gr.

The Black Lory (Chalcopsitta atra) is the least colorful member of

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13 – Black Parrot

Black Parrot

Black Parrot

35 to 40 cm. length and a weight between 215 and 315 gr.

The plumage of the Black Parrot (Coracopsis nigra)

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14 – Black-winged Lory

Eos cyanogenia

30 cm.. height and an approximate weight of 120 gr.

The Black-winged Lory (Eos cyanogenia) has a plumage predominantly red.

Adults have a

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15 – Black-billed Hanging Parrot (2)


14 cm.. length.

The Black-billed Hanging Parrot (2) is a subspecies of the Colasisi (Loriculus philippensis) being the

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16 – Black-billed Parrot

Black-billed Parrot

25 cm.. length and 178 g. of weight.

The Black-billed Parrot (Amazona agilis) It is the smallest of the

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17 – Black-capped Lory

Black-capped Lory

The Black-capped Lory (Lorius lory) has an approximate length of 31 cm.. and a weight between 200 and 260 g..

The hood

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18 – Black-capped Parakeet

Morains Pyrrhura

25 cm. length and 70 g. weight.

The Black-capped Parakeet (Pyrrhura rupicola) has the lores, the forecrown and the Crown,

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19 – Black-cheeked Lovebird

Black-cheeked Lovebird

Black-cheeked Lovebird:

Between 13-14 cm long and 40 g. of weight.

The Black-cheeked Lovebird (Agapornis nigrigenis) they have the forecrown, lores and

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20 – Black-collared Lovebird

Black-collared Lovebird

Black-collared Lovebird:

13 cm. length and weight of 39 to 41 g.

The Black-collared Lovebird (Agapornis swindernianus) has the forecrown, the

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21 – Black-fronted Parakeet †

Black-fronted Parakeet

Of 25 cm.. length

The Black-fronted Parakeet (Cyanoramphus zealandicus) They appeared to be very similar to other species Cyanoramphus; were from

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22 – Black-headed Parrot

Black-headed Parrot

The Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephalus) measures of 21 to 23 cm.. height.

Unmistakable by crown black, chest and belly

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23 – Black-lored Parrot

Black-lored Parrot

40 to 42 cm. long.

The Black-lored Parrot (Tanygnathus gramineus) He has the head of green with a black line

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24 – Black-winged Lovebird

Black-winged Lovebird

Black-winged Lovebird:

Of 16 cm in length and a weight between 49 and 66 g..

The Black-winged Lovebird (Agapornis taranta) has the

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25 – Blaze-winged Parakeet

Blaze-winged Parakeet

It measures 25 to 28 cm. and 70 weight GR.

The Blaze-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura devillei) has the forecrown with line

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26 – Black-winged Parrot

Parrot Alinegro

24 cm. height.

The Black-winged Parrot (Hapalopsittaca melanotis) is distinguishable by the head almost all greyish blue, spouted

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27 – Blossom-headed Parakeet

Blossom-headed Parakeet

Of 30 to 36 cm.. length between 85 and 90 g. of weight.

The Blossom-headed Parakeet

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28 – Blue cheeked Parrot

Amazona dufresniana


Physical characteristics

34 to 37 cm.. height and between 480 and 600g. weight.

The Blue cheeked Parrot (Amazona dufresniana) It is easily identifiable by

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29 – Blue eyed Cockatoo

Cacatua ophthalmica

50 cm. length and a weight between 500 and 580 gr.

The plumage of the Blue eyed Cockatoo (Cacatua ophthalmica) is above all

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30 – Blue fronted Parrot

Amazona aestiva

33-39 cm.. height and weight around the 450 and 550 g..

The Blue fronted Parrot (Amazona aestiva) is distinguished by the head

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31 – Blue Lorikeet


The Blue Lorikeet (Vini peruviana) has an approximate length of 18 cm.. and a weight ranging between 31 and 34 g..


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32 – Blue streaked Lory

Eos reticulata

Approximately 30 cm.. length and a weight between 140 and 170 gr.

Like all species of the genus Eos, the

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33 – Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Of 86 cm.. length and a weight between 995 and 1380 g..

The Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)

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34 – Blue-backed Parrot

Blue-backed Parrot

32 cm.. length between 173 and 334 g. of weight.

The Blue-backed Parrot (Tanygnathus sumatranus) has a head

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35 – Blue-bellied Parrot

Blue-bellied Parrot

28 cm.. length between 110-155 g. of weight.

The Blue-bellied Parrot (Triclaria malachitacea) has the head, neck and all

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36 – Blue-collared Parrot

Blue-collared Parrot

23-25 cm.. length and around 161 g. of weight.

The Blue-collared Parrot (Geoffroyus simplex), they have the head green,

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37 – Blue-crowned Conure

Blue-crowned Conure

33-38 cm.. length and a weight between 170 and 176 g..

The Blue-crowned Conure (Psittacara acuticaudatus) is one of

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38 – Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot

Hanging Coroniazul

Of 13 cm.. length and 28 g. of weight.

The head of the Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot (Loriculus galgulus) is bright green with a

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39 – Blue-crowned Lorikeet

Blue-crowned Lorikeet

19 cm.. of length and a weight of 40 to 55 g..

The Blue-crowned Lorikeet (Vini australis) has a plumage in

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40 – Blue-crowned Racquet-tail

Prioniturus Discurus Whiteheadi

27 cm. long, 24 without snowshoes, and a weight between 140 and 160 g.

The head of the Blue-crowned Racquet-tail

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41 – Blue-eared Lory

Eos semilarvata

Is the more small of the gender Eos, with only 24 cm.. length and an approximate weight of 170 gr.

The plumage

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42 – Blue-fronted Lorikeet

Blue-fronted Lorikeet

16 cm.. length.

The forecrown of the Blue-fronted Lorikeet (Charmosyna toxopei) is bright green, the front of the crown,

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43 – Blue-fronted Parrotlet

Blue-fronted Parrotlet

The height of the Blue-fronted Parrotlet (Touit dilectissimus) varies between the 15 and 18 cm.. Distinguished by the red line

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44 – Blue-headed Macaw

Blue-headed Macaw

Of 41 cm.. length and a weight which varies between 207 and 294 g..

The rare and beautiful Blue-headed Macaw

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45 – Blue-headed Parrot

Pionus menstruus

Blue-headed Parrot:

28 to 30 cm.. height and between 234 and 295g. weight.

The Blue-headed Parrot (Pionus menstruus) is distinguishable

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46 – Blue-headed Racquet-tail

Blue-headed Racquet-tail

27 to 28 centimeters length (23,5 not to mention their racquets).

The head of the Blue-headed Racquet-tail (Prioniturus platenae) It

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47 – Blue-naped Parrot

Blue-naped Parrot

31 cm.. length between 148 and 231 g. of weight.

The Blue-naped Parrot (Tanygnathus lucionensis) has the head of

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48 – Blue-rumped Parrot

Blue-rumped Parrot

Of 18 cm.. of length and a weight of 85 g..

The Blue-rumped Parrot (Psittinus cyanurus) is a

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49 – Blue-throated Macaw

Blue-throated Macaw

Of 85 cm.. length and a weight between 600 and 1000 g..

The Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis) they have a coloration

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50 – Blue-throated Parakeet

Blue-throated Parakeet

30 cm.. length and 90 g. of weight.

The Blue-throated Parakeet (Pyrrhura cruentata) It is a very colorful bird; has the

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51 – Blue-winged Macaw

Blue-winged Macaw

Blue-winged Macaw:

Of 43 cm.. of length and a weight of 265 g..

The Blue-winged Macaw (Primolius maracana) is increasingly

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52 – Blue-winged Parrot

Parakeet Crisostomo

20 to 21 cm. length and a weight between 44 and 61 g..

The Blue-winged Parrot (Neophema chrysostoma) has the crown of

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53 – Blue-winged Parrotlet

Aliazul budgerigar

12 to 13 cm.. height.

The Blue-winged Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius) has the forecrown, the crown, back of the neck and ear-coverts,

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54 – Blue-winged Racquet-tail

Blue-winged Racquet-tail

27 cm. long, not to mention their racquets, measuring of 5 to 6 cm..

The Blue-winged Racquet-tail

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55 – Bluebonnet


28 cm. length and a weight between 74 and 105 g..

The Bluebonnet (Northiella haematogaster) they have the forecrown, lores and face,

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56 – Bourke's Parrot

Bourke's Parrot

19 cm. length and an approximate weight of 39 g..

The Bourke's Parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii) has frontal area white.

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57 – Brehm's Tiger-Parrot

Brehm's Tiger-Parrot

24 cm. length and a weight between 94 and 120 g..

The head of the Brehm's Tiger-Parrot (Psittacella brehmii) It

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58 – Bronze winged Parrot

Pionus chalcopterus

28 to 30 cm.. tall and around 210 weight g.

The Bronze winged Parrot (Pionus chalcopterus) has the general Brown,

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59 – Brown-hooded Parrot

Brown-hooded Parrot

21 cm.. height and weight around 165 g.

It more distinguishable from the Brown-hooded Parrot (Pyrilia haematotis) is your head, with

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60 – Brown Lory

Chalcopsitta duivenbodei

31 cm.. length and a weight between 200 and 230 gr.

The bottom of the wings of the Brown Lory (Chalcopsitta duivenbodei)

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61 – Brown-backed Parrotlet

Brown-backed Parrotlet

15 cm.. length.

The Brown-backed Parrotlet (Touit melanonotus) has the forecrown, the lower cheeks, the sides of neck, the crown and

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62 – Brown-breasted Parakeet

Parrot pechiparda

22-23 cm.. height.

The Brown-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura calliptera) is easily recognized by the Wing mirror yellow in flight. In general

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63 – Brown-headed Parrot

Brown-headed Parrot

Of 22 cm.. length and a weight between 120 and 156 g..

The Brown-headed Parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) has the head, including the

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64 – Brown-necked Parrot

Brown-necked Parrot

32 cm.. length and weight between 310-400 g..

The Brown-necked Parrot (Poicephalus fuscicollis) has a plumage variable; head and

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65 – Brown-throated Parakeet

Brown-throated Parakeet

Of 17 to 20 cm. length between 76 and 102 g. of weight.

The Brown-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula pertinax) is a

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66 – Budgerigar

Common Budgie

18 cm. length and a weight between 22 and 32 g..

In the Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) of adults, the cere blue

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67 – Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot

Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot

The Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot (Micropsitta pusio) has a length 8,4-8,6 cm.. and 11,5 g. of weight, making it in the

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68 – Burrowing Parakeet

Burrowing Parakeet

39-52 cm. length between 260 and 280 g. of weight.

The Burrowing Parakeet (Cyanoliseus patagonus) has the forecrown, crown, lores,

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69 – Buru Racket-tail

Buru Racket-tail

32 cm.. length.

The head of the Buru Racket-tail (Prioniturus mada) is bright green, marked in blue-gray

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