Scientific Name:
Myoipsitta monachus
Size:
Small, up to 13 inches
Native Region:
South America
Life Expectancy:
Up to 30 years
Noise Level:
Moderate to Loud
Trick / Talking Ability:
Fair; can develop an extensive vocabulary, but may not have the clearest
voice
Personality:
Playful and curious small parrots, make good companion pets.  Enjoys having
a secure nest for playing and roosting.
Behavior / Health Concerns:
In the wild, Quakers are prolific nest builders, so in captivity, too, they often
become protective of their cage, food dish or homemade nest.  Adapts readily
to most environments, making a wild colony or Quaker parrots an unwanted
occurrence in some communities.
Quakers are illegal is some states and highly regulated in several others.
Closed Breeding Aviary
Located in Frederick, MD
Visits Are Welcome By Appointment Only
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Closed Breeding Aviary
Located in Frederick, MD
Visits Are Welcome By Appointment Only
QUAKERS