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Parrots In Aviculture
by Rosemary Low – Additional Data added by Avianweb

TYPE SPECIES Average Weight / Weight Ranges in Grams Average Chick Weight (grams)
AFRICAN GREYS Congo African Greys 380 to 554 grams  
Timneh African Greys 300 to 360 grams  
 
CAIQUES Black-headed 145-170 grams 8
White-bellied 165 grams 7
 

LORIES

Blue-streaked 160 grams  
Chattering 200 grams  
Dusky 155 grams 7
Rainbow 130 grams 5
Red 170 grams  

 

LOVEBIRDS Fisher’s 50 grams  
Masked 50 grams (most females weigh more than males)  
Peach-faced 45 – 70 grams  

 

MISC

African Ringneck 105 grams  
Canary 12-29 grams  
Cockatiel 90 grams 4-5
Eclectus 375-550 grams 16
Indian Ringneck 115 grams  
Kea 1000 grams  
Pacific Parrotlet 31-34 grams  
Red-fronted Kakariki 100 grams  
St. Vincent 580-700 grams  
Zebra Finch 10-16 grams  

 

PARAKEETS

Alexandrine 250 grams  
Barraband’s 140 grams 5
Bourke’s 50 grams  
Budgerigar 25-60 grams (average 25 to 36 grams)  
Canary-winged 70 grams  
Crimson Rosella 145 grams  
Derbyan 320 grams  
Golden-manteled 100 grams  
Grey-cheeked 45-60 grams  
Moustache 110-140 grams  
Plum-headed 90 grams 5
Quaker or Monk 90-150 grams (average 110 to 120 g)  
Red-rumped 60 grams  

 

VARIOUS

PARROTS

Brown-headed 125 grams  
Cape 320 grams 12
Great-billed 260 grams 13.5
Greater Vasa 480 grams  
Grey 380-554 grams 12-14
Hawk-headed 250 grams 11
Jardine’s 200 grams 10
Lesser Vasa 280 grams  
Meyer’s 120 grams 5
Pesquet’s 700 grams 18
Red-bellied 125 grams 7
Scarlet-chested 40 grams  
Senegal 110-130(average 125 grams) 6

 

PIONUS

Blue-headed 230-260 grams (average 250 grams)  
Bronze-winged 210 grams  
Dusky 200 grams 9
White-capped 180 grams  

 

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