Average weight of common parrot species

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    Parrots In Aviculture
    by Rosemary Low – Additional Data added by Avianweb
    TYPESPECIESAverage Weight / Weight Ranges in GramsAverage Chick Weight (grams)
    AFRICAN GREYSCongo African Greys380 to 554 grams 
    Timneh African Greys300 to 360 grams 
    CAIQUESBlack-headed145-170 grams8
    White-bellied165 grams7
    LORIESBlue-streaked160 grams 
    Chattering200 grams 
    Dusky155 grams7
    Rainbow130 grams5
    Red170 grams 
    LOVEBIRDSFisher’s50 grams 
    Masked50 grams (most females weigh more than males) 
    Peach-faced45 – 70 grams 
    MISCAfrican Ringneck105 grams 
    Canary12-29 grams 
    Cockatiel90 grams4-5
    Eclectus375-550 grams16
    Indian Ringneck115 grams 
    Kea1000 grams 
    Pacific Parrotlet31-34 grams 
    Red-fronted Kakariki100 grams 
    St. Vincent580-700 grams 
    Zebra Finch10-16 grams 
    PARAKEETSAlexandrine250 grams 
    Barraband’s140 grams5
    Bourke’s50 grams 
    Budgerigar25-60 grams (average 25 to 36 grams) 
    Canary-winged70 grams 
    Crimson Rosella145 grams 
    Derbyan320 grams 
    Golden-manteled100 grams 
    Grey-cheeked45-60 grams 
    Moustache110-140 grams 
    Plum-headed90 grams5
    Quaker or Monk90-150 grams (average 110 to 120 g) 
    Red-rumped60 grams 
    VARIOUS PARROTSBrown-headed125 grams 
    Cape320 grams12
    Great-billed260 grams13.5
    Greater Vasa480 grams 
    Grey380-554 grams12-14
    Hawk-headed250 grams11
    Jardine’s200 grams10
    Lesser Vasa280 grams 
    Meyer’s120 grams5
    Pesquet’s700 grams18
    Red-bellied125 grams7
    Scarlet-chested40 grams 
    Senegal110-130(average 125 grams)6
    PIONUSBlue-headed230-260 grams (average 250 grams) 
    Bronze-winged210 grams 
    Dusky200 grams9
    White-capped180 grams 

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