Blue Fronted Parrot
Native to:Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia
Matures:3 - 5 Yrs.
Lifespan:40+ Yrs. - may reach close to a century!
A very commonly kept Amazon species, they are comical and entertaining, love to learn, and eagerly pick up tricks.
Independent yet easy going. Can be protective of it's family, socialization is key. Males may display territorial behavior during breeding season.
While in their cage, make sure they have plenty of toys to chew on, investigate, and climb and fly around. They're smart birds so puzzle toys are great to keep their curious minds busy. It's also important that they have an abundance of space to fly around. The larger the cage or aviary, the better.
DIET: Diet consists of a pelleted blend, veggies, fruits, nuts, and seeds as treats. A small amount of white meat, such as chicken is occasionally welcomed as well, as is completely cooked egg.