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Parrotlet

 (other names: Forpus)

Parrotlet
origin:Central and South America
life expectancy:20 years
family:Psittacidae
dimensions:13 to 15 cm
compatibility: very agressivesinging ability: not very melodiousloudiness: quiet
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History [ edit ]

Parrotlets are small parrots from Central and South America. They are a good choice for people who don´t have enough room for larger birds. They have the personality of a parrot in a small body. Parrotlets have been increasingly popular.
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Temperament [ edit ]

Active birds, Parrotlets love to play. They have a long lifespan for such a little bird and they bond with the owner becoming very friendly pets. They need plenty of attention to prevent destructive behavior. If well nurtured, they display a gentle disposition.

They are capable of mimicking the human voice, although not as good as larger parrots, they can pick up 10 or 15 words. These birds are quiet, sometimes whistling, but usually chipping throughout the day. The level