Quaker parrots are also known as Monk Parakeets. The scientific name for these birds is Myiopsitta monachus.
The Quaker parrot is 11 inches in length with a 19 inch wingspan. These birds may be seen in green, blue, yellow and white.
The Quaker parrot is native to Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.
Quaker parrots eat fruits, nuts, vegetables, and healthy table food.
Quaker parrots live between 15 and 20 years.
Quaker parrots are known for being highly intelligent, social birds. These birds are a very popular pet. Quakers are among the best talkers in the bird world. Be sure to learn laws about owning these parrots for purchase. They are illegal to own in several states in the United Stated of America as well as a list of other countries. This is due to their ability to form feral populations. Please check Our Aviary for Monk Parakeets for sale and many other parrots for sale.
Green is the natural Quaker color and the most common.
Blue Quakers are the results of selective breeding. These birds were once rare but are more common now.
Yellow Quaker parrots are also referred to as Lutino Quakers.