Parrot Incubation Data

Incubation Data for (average size, clutch and incubation):

  • African Grey Parrots
  • African / Asiatic / Indian / Ringneck Parakeets / Parrots (Genus: Psittacula) – Alexandrine Parakeet, Blossom-headed Parakeet, Derbyan Parakeet, Emerald-collared Parakeet, Indian Ring-necked Parakeet, Long-tailed Parakeet, Malabar Parakeet, Moustached Parakeet, Plum-headed Parakeet, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Slate-headed Parakeet
  • Amazon Parrots
  • Brotogeris (Canary-winged Parakeets, Golden-winged Parakeets, Grey-cheeked Parakeets, Orange-chinned Parakeets, Plain Parakeets, Tui Parakeets)
  • Caiques
  • Cockatoo Data
  • Lories / Lorikeets
  • Macaws
  • Pionus Parrots (Blue-headed Pionus, Red-vented Parrot, Dusky Parrot, Maximilian’s Parrot, Plum-crowned Parrot, Restless Parrot, Red-billed Pionus, Sordid Parrot, White-capped Pionus, Massena’s Parrot
  • Poicephalus: Brown-headed Parrot, Jardine’s Parrot, Kuhl’s Cape Parrot, Brown-necked Parrot, Meyer’s or Brown Parrot, Red-bellied Parrot, Red-breasted Parrot, Abessinian Parrot, Orange-bellied Parrot, Rüppel’s Parrot, Senegal Parrot
  • Rosella Parrots
  • Vasa Parrots

For miscellaneous parrot species, scroll down …

Data includes: Average Eggs per Clutch / Days of Incubation

Amboina King Parakeets (Alisterus amboinensis)

  • 3 eggs incubated for about 21 days

Antipodes Green Parrot or Antipodes Island Parakeet (Cyanoramphus unicolor)

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    • 2 – 6 eggs incubated for about 26 days

    Barraband’s Parrot or Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pionopsitta barrabandi)

    • 4 – 6 eggs incubated for about 20 days

    Barred Parakeets (Bolborhynchus lineola)

    • 3 – 6 eggs incubated for about 18 – 20 days

    Blue-bellied Parrots / Purple-bellied Parrots / Purple-breasted Parrots (Triclaria malachitacea)

    • 3 – 5 eggs incubated for about 25 – 30 days

    Blue-naped Parrot aka Luzon Parrot or Philippine Green Parrots (Tanygnathus lucionensis lucionensis)

    • 2 – 3 eggs incubated for about 25 days

    Blue-rumped Parrots (Psittinus cyanurus)

    • 3 – 5 eggs incubated for about 26 days

    Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)

    • 4 – 8 eggs incubated for about 18 days

    Cloncurry Parrots (Platycercus barnardi macgillivrayi)

    • 4 eggs incubated for about 20 – 21 days

    Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus)

    • 4 – 7 eggs incubated for about 18 – 21 days

    Great Billed Parrots (Tanygnathus megalorhynchos)

    • 2 eggs incubated for about 28 days

    Ground Parrot aka Ground Parakeet (Pezoporos wallicus)

    • 3 – 4 eggs incubated for about 20 – 21 days

    Hawk-headed Parrots (Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus)

    • 2 – 4 eggs incubated for about 25 – 28 days

    Horned Parakeets (Eunymphicus cornutus)

    • 2 – 4 eggs incubated for about 21 – 23 days

    Yellow-fronted or Yellow-crowned Parakeets (Cyanoramphus auriceps)

    • 5 – 9 eggs incubated for about 19 days

    King Parakeet (Alisterus scapularis)

    • 3 – 6 eggs incubated for about 20 days

    Lineolated Parakeets (Bolborhynchus lineola)

    • 3 – 6 eggs incubated for about 18 – 20 days

    Lovebirds (Agapornis)

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      • 4 – 6 eggs incubated for about 22 – 25 days

      Mallee Ringneck Parrots or Barnard’s Parakeets (Platycercus barnardi barnardi aka Barnardius barnardi barnardi)

      • 4 – 6 eggs incubated for about 20 – 21 days

      Maroon-fronted Parrots (Rhynchopsitta terrisi)

      • 1 – 3 eggs incubated for about 24 – 26 days

      Masked Shining Parakeets (Prosopeia personata)

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        • 2 – 4 eggs incubated for about 24 – 25 days

        Mountain Parakeets (Bolborhynchus aurifrons)

        • 2 eggs incubated for about 23 days

        Night Parakeet (Geopsittacus occidentalis)

        • 4 – 5 eggs incubated for about Extinct?

        Pileated Parrot or Red-capped Parrots(Pionopsitta pileata)

        • 3 – 4 eggs incubated for about 24 – 25 days

        Port Lincoln Parrots (Barnardius / Platycercus zonarius)

        • 4 – 7 eggs incubated for about 21 days

        Princess Parakeet (Polytelis alexandrae)

        • 4 – 7 eggs incubated for about 20 – 21 days

        Quaker or Monk Parrot (Myiopsitta monachus)

        • 4 – 8 eggs incubated for about 24 – 28 days

        Red-capped Parakeet (Purpureicephalus spurius)

        • 4 – 6 eggs incubated for about 20 days

        Red-fronted Parakeet (Cyanoramphus novaezealandia)

        • 3 – 9 eggs incubated for about 20 days

        Regent Parakeet (Polytelis anthropeplus)

        • 3 – 7 eggs incubated for about 22 – 23 days

        Red Shining Parrots (Prosopeia tabuensis)

        • (captive) 1 – 4 eggs / (nature): 2 to 3 eggs incubated for about 24 – 25 days

        Red-winged Parakeet (Aprosmictus erythropterus)

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          • 3 – 6 eggs incubated for about 21 days

          Short-tailed Parrots (Graydidascalus brachyurus)

          • 3 – 4 eggs incubated for about 24 – 25 days

          Sierra Parakeets (Bolborhynchus aymara)

          • 4 – 6, but up to 10 eggs incubated for about 20 – 24 days

          Superb Parakeet (Polytelis swainsonii)

          • 4 – 6 eggs incubated for about 20 – 22 days

          Swift Parakeet (Lathamus discolor)

          • 2 – 5 eggs incubated for about 20 days

          Thick-billed Parrots (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha)

          • 1 – 2 eggs incubated for about 24 – 28 days

          Twenty-Eight Parrots (Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus)

          • 4 eggs incubated for about 20 – 21 days
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