Length: 20-23 inches
Weight: 200-300 grams
Life span: 25-35 years
Age at Weaning: 12-14 weeks
Age at Maturity: 2-3 years
Country of Origin: Eastern Afghanistan, India, and Sri Lanka
Temperament: The Alexandrine Parakeets are very independent birds, much like the other members of the Psittacula family. Although not often physically affectionate towards their owners, they do like to be interacted with and talked to. They love to play outside of their cage, but are also content to be in their cage playing with toys. They love to chew, so soft-wood toys are a must!
Talking Ability: Moderate
Noise Level: Moderate
Cage Requirements: 24" x 36"; bar spacing 3/4"
Interesting Facts: This is the largest parakeet species, sometimes reaching over two feet in length. Their tails can sometimes be up to a foot and a half long!