Meyer's Parrots

Meyer's Parrots
Item# meyersparrots

Poicephalus meyeri

Length: 8-9 inches

Weight: 80-110 grams

Life span: 25-35 years

Age at Weaning: 10-12 weeks

Age at Maturity: ~2 years

Country of Origin: Central and Eastern Africa

Temperament: This species is very similar to Senegal parrots, a close relative. They are known to be very easy to take care of, with very calm and gentle personalities. They can be skiddish around strangers and in new situations, but they would rather run away then bite. They make great first birds because of their relative low noise, low mess, low destructive capability, and smaller size. Plus they are very cute birds!

Talking Ability: Poor

Noise Level: Low

Cage Requirements: 20" x 20"; bar spacing 5/8"

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