Average Weights of Parrots Kept As Pets

AVERAGE WEIGHTS OF COMMON PARROTS

 Average Bird Weights

The average weight of all species of parrots and pet birds varies in relation to the health of the bird, age, diet and activity level.

 

BIRD

TYPE

SPECIES

Average Adult Weight (grams)

AMAZONS

   

Blue-fronted

275-510 (xanthopterys goes 400-500)

Cuban

240

Double Yellow-headed

450-650

Green-cheeked

270

Lilac-crowned

325

Mealy

540-700

Orange-winged

360-490

Spectacled (White Front)

205-235

Tres Marias

500

Tucuman

320

Red-lored

350

Yellow-billed

260

Yellow-fronted

380-480

Yellow-naped

480-680

Yellow-shouldered

270

Vinaceous

370

CAIQUES

   

Black-headed

145-170

White-bellied

165

COCKATOOS

   

Galah

345

GangGang

280

Goffin's

221-386

Greater Sulphur-crested

880

Lesser Sulphur-crested

350

Moluccan

640-1025

Palm

900 (Adults range from 600-1000)

Rose-breasted

281-390

Umbrella

458-750

CONURES

   

Blue-crowned

84-100

Dusky

90

Greater Patagonian

315-390

Green-cheeked

60-80

Jenday

120

Lesser Patagonian

240-310

Mitred

200

Nanday

140

Orange-fronted

73

Painted

55

Queen of Bavaria's

270

Red-masked

200

Sun

100-130

Whiteeyed

140

LORY

   

Blue-streaked

160

Chattering

200

Dusky

155

Rainbow

130

Red

170

LOVEBIRDS

   

Fisher's

50

Masked

50 (most females weigh more than males)

Peach-faced

55

MACAWS

   

Blue and Gold

800-1292

Green-winged

900-1529

Hahn's

165

Hyacinth

1200-1450

Illiger's

265

Lear's

940

Military

900

Noble

190

Red-fronted

525

Scarlet

900-1100

Severe

360

Spix's

360

Yellow-collared

250

POPULAR PET BIRDS

   

African Ringneck

105

Canary

12-29

Cockatiel

90

Eclectus

375-550

Indian Ringneck

115

Kea

1000

Pacific Parrotlet

31-34

Red-fronted Kakariki

100

St. Vincent

580-700

Zebra Finch

10-16

PARAKEETS

   

Alexandrine

250

Barraband's

140

Bourke's

50

Budgerigar

25-60

Canary-winged

70

Crimson Rosella

145

Derbyan

320

Golden-manteled

100

Grey-cheeked

45-60

Moustache

110-140

Plum-headed

90

Quaker or Monk

90-150

Red-rumped

60

MISC

PARROTS

   

Brown-headed

125

Cape

320

Great-billed

260

Greater Vasa

480

Congo Grey

400-650

Hawk-headed

250

Jardine's

200

Lesser Vasa

280

Meyer's

120

Pesquet's

700

Red-bellied

125

Scarlet-chested

40

Senegal

110-130

Timneh Grey

300-360

PIONUS

   

Blue-headed

230-260

Bronze-winged

210

Dusky

200

White-capped

180