Bookmark and Share
Your E-mail:
How would you rate whether or not your healthy pet bird is a finicky eater (1 means not finicky at all; 5 means very finicky.)

« Select another bird species

Spectacled Parrotlet birds

Spectacled Parrotlet Bird Species
Spectacled Parrotlet Stats
Scientific Name:  Forpus conspicillatus
Size:  4 inches
Native Region:  Eastern Panama, Northern Colombia and Central Colombia
Life Expectancy:  10 to 20 years
Noise Level:  Quiet (comparable to that of a cockatiel)
Talk/Trick Ability:  Very good



How to train your bird bird health
Bird Cages and Accessories What is my bird doing?


"Mac's Spinner Sticks Natural Bird Toy (8.5"" Length)"
Regular Price: $5.99
Spectacled Parrotlet Species Profile
Traits:  The spectacled parrotlet is a feisty, intelligent bird with a lot of attitude. They are well-liked because of being quiet, yet they can learn many words and they whistle very well too. They learn behavior cues such as "Step Up/Down" and "Kiss kiss," and some can even learn how to play dead. They are affectionate and love spending time with their owners, yet are happy and independent enough to play contentedly with their toys while their owner is away.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Although tiny, the spectacled parrotlet needs plenty of room in which to exercise because it is a very active bird. To prevent boredom, plenty of toys should be rotated in a spectacled parrotlet’s cage on a regular basis, and interactive, one-on-one time with it pet bird owner is essential to their well-being. Because they tend to be fearless, keep a close eye on the spectacled parrotlet, particularly around other pets in the household.

Expert Advice
"Spectacled parrotlets are the gems of the parrotlet world because of their good looks, their charming personalities and their energy. They are usually not one-person birds but instead fall in love with anyone and everyone."

Debra Lea, JustUsParrotlets.com, Ontario, Canada
Top Products
d
BirdChannel Home | Bird Breeders | Bird Species | Related Links | BirdChannel Editors and Contributors
DOGS | CATS | FISH | HORSE | REPTILE | SMALL ANIMALS | HOBBY FARMS
                       | Birds USA |  
Disclaimer: The posts and threads recorded in our message boards do not reflect the opinions of nor are endorsed by I-5 Publishing, LLC nor any of its employees. We are not responsible for the content of these posts and threads.
Copyright ©  I-5 Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.
Our Privacy Policy has changed. Your California Privacy Right/Privacy Policy
Advertise With Us  |  SiteMap  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Community Guidelines | Bird eClub Terms
BirdChannel Newsletter Signup | Link to Us | About Us | More Great I-5 Sites
Gold Standard

*Content generated by our loyal visitors, which includes comments and club postings, is free of constraints from our editors’ red pens, and therefore not governed by I-5 Publishing, LLC’s Gold Standard Quality Content, but instead allowed to follow the free form expression necessary for quick, inspired and spontaneous communication.



Hi my name's 
Mr. Finnegan


Visit the Photo Gallery to
cast your vote!
Information on over 200 critter species