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Amazon parrot

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Amazon parrot
origin:South America, Mexico and Caribbean
life expectancy:40 years
family:Psittacidae
dimensions:33 to 38 cm
compatibility: goodsinging ability: not very melodiousloudiness: loud
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History [ edit ]

The Amazon Parrots are a well-known group of birds, kept as pets since the sixteenth century, when sailors found the New World. But long before that, the Greeks already called them “talking birds”. Parrots were also favored by pirates that considered them loyal and appreciated they task as an alert pet. 
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Housing [ edit ]

Sturdiness is what you should look for in an Amazon Parrot’s aviary, since they like to chew on wood and may bite the cage. As for measurements, the cage of these birds should as big as it can get because they are very active birds that like to exercise and they are prone to put on some weight. A cage with 100 to 150 cm high and 60 x 100 cm of space floor is good enough for the Amazon Parrots. If kept outside, they should have a