Alexandrine Parakeet

Alexandrine Parakeet
Item# alpar

Psittacula eupatria

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!