Length: 9 inches
Weight: 120-150 grams
Life span: 25-30 years
Age at Weaning: 12 weeks
Age at Maturity: ~2 years
Country of Origin: Western Central Africa
Temperament: These playful and independent birds enjoy climbing, chewing and playing with their toys. Their curious and friendly nature makes them good family pets, although they should be handled regularly to ensure they remain tame. The relatively small size of these birds and their quiet nature make them suitable for apartment living. They can learn to speak many words and can be taught to perform tricks. Senegals are one of our most popular slightly larger birds, and for many good reasons!
Talking Ability: Moderate
Noise Level: Low
Cage Requirements: 20" x 20"; bar spacing 5/8" or 3/4"
Interesting Facts: Although these birds are relatively small parrots, they seem to be unaware of their size. They have been known to attack much larger birds and chase other household pets such as dogs and cats.