Black-headed Caique named Douglas

Black-headed Caiques

Caiques The Black-headed Caique (Pionites melanocephala melanocephala / Pionites melanocephalus) – also known as Black-headed Parrot, Black-capped Parrot or Pallid Parrot is one of the two species of parrot in the genus Caique – the other species being the White-bellied Caique. This parrot is endemic to northern South America, specifically northern Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French … Read more

Housing Your Caiques

Caiques   Cage Set-up: Caiques love to climb and play and need to be provided with a cage that allows them to move around freely. The minimum cage dimensions for this active parrot would be 24 x 24 x 20 inches. Width is more important than height, to allow for lots of toys and cage … Read more

Incubation Data for Caiques (Parrots)

  Caiques Main Information Page … Caiques as Pets …. Caique Housing Sub-species Average Eggs per Clutch Days of Incubation Black-headed Caiques (Pionites melanocephala melanocephala / Pionites melanocephalus) 3 eggs 25 – 27 days Pallid Caiques (Pionites melanocephala pallida) 3 eggs 25 – 27 days White-bellied Caiques (Pionites leucogaster leucogaster) 3 eggs 23 – 27 … Read more

Caiques As Pets

Personality / Caiques as Pets: These medium-sized parrots make captivating and loyal pets. There is little difference in personality between the two species, so which to choose is often decided by price and availability. Pet owners love Caiques for their outgoing, fun, arobatic and lovable personality. The antics of a hand fed Caique are a … Read more