Asiatic parrots is an informal group referring to parrots originating in Asia. From this group, it is the Indian Ringneck that is the best known and most commonly kept as pets.
Asiatic parrots range in size from as small as 6 inches (in the case of Plum-Headed parakeets) all the way up to 20 inches (in the case of the Derbyan parakeet. These species are easily sexed because the male gains a black ring around his neck as he reaches maturity.
RIng-necked parakeets naturally exist in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Burma, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania, Uganda, and Egypt.
Asiatic eat fruit, vegetables, grain, seeds and nuts.
Ringneck Parrots are considered healthy birds. They do require a bit of attention and time outside of their cage to remain tame.
Asiatic parrots are considered excellent pets because they learn quickly and like to do tricks. They require less attention than some other parrots such as Cockatoos and like to talk. Ringneck parrots are considered excellent talking parrots. Check Florida Bird Breeders Aviary for Indian Ringneck parrots for sale and other parrots for sale.
Indian Ringneck Parakeets are also called Rose Ringed Parakeets. These birds are a popular pet choice. Indian ringnecks make loyal companions yet are considered independent birds. These birds do not crave attention and do not like to be cuddled all day. Expect your Indian Ringneck to live for 20 to 30 years.
We are proud to tell you that we breed a variety of Indian Ringneck colors. We have parent pairs of Blue, Cobalt, Turquoise and Violet Indian Ringnecks.
In order to make this birds your next pet, check out our bird shop or contact us with any questions.
Alexandrine parrots are medium sized birds but are the largest parakeets. They measure roughly 2 feet in length. Alexandrine parrots can live for up to 40 years. These birds love to chat with family and guests but it is possible for them to become a one person bird. Alexandrine parakeets are also considered gentle, meaning that they are less likely to bite. They are known for getting along with birds from other species.
Plum-Headed Parakeets are considered quieter parrots. They bond strongly with their owners but are also independent. They require less attention than most other birds. Some of these birds never speak but many are great talkers. These birds usually live between 15 and 20 years.
Slaty-headed Parakeets are known for being less aggressive than other Ringnecks. They are not known for talking but they do like to sings. These birds usually live between 15 to 17 years.
African Ringnecks are very similar in appearance and personality to Indian Ringnecks, so much so that the two are often mistaken for each other. They are possible to tell apart because the African Ringneck is slighty smaller, the male has a thicker ring around it's neck and it's beak typically is a darker color than Indian Ringnecks.