Length: 30-34 inches
Weight: 900-1100 grams
Life span: 70-90 years
Age at Weaning: 16-20 weeks
Age at Maturity: 3-5 years
Country of Origin: Northern South America, Central America
Temperament: These are very commonly found in pet stores and homes. They are incredibly active and playful, yet can calm down enough for a good head scratch. They are affectionate with their owners, but sometimes shy or aggressive with others. They can be unpredictable - sweet one minute, and bite the next. A bird that should only be owned by an expereinced handler. They are notorious chewers with their large beaks and very active, so many toys and a large cage is necessary.
Talking Ability: Moderate to Good
Noise Level: Extremely High
Cage Requirements: 36" x 48"; Bar Spacing 1" to 1 1/2"