Top 10 Most Beautiful Parrots In The World

There are 350 different species of parrots in the world. Many parrot species kept in captivity because of they are very colorful, intelligent and playful. The Amazon parrots, African Grey, Cockatoos and Parakeet species of parrots are also have great communication skill. Here the list of 10 most beautiful parrots in the world.

10. Sulphur Crested Cockatoo


The sulphur crested cockatoo is a large beautiful species of parrot. The male and female birds are almost alike. The main difference between them is the color of eye, the female has red brown eye and male bird’s are in dark brown color. Sulphur crested cockatoo make nest in hollows of trees. This iconic parrot species live up to 70 years. They mainly feed on berries, seeds, nuts and roots.

9. Bronze winged parrot

Bronze-winged parrots are medium-sized unusually colored parrot species native to South America. Their plumage is in dark purple or blue coloration and have a bronze patch on wings. The feathers of this species have violet edges and throat is in pink. It also a sociable, calm and beautiful pet parrot.

8. Dusky Lory

The extremely active and playful dusky lories are one of the most popular pet parrots in the world. The intelligent dusky lories also mimic human speech very well. They also like to play with toys are interact with people. Dusky lories are originated from Papua New Guinea and also called as white-rumped lory. The male and female bird look alike and has bright orange colored upper chest, cream colored rump, grey legs and dark orange colored beak.

7. Galah

The beautiful galah parrots are identified by their pink chest and face. Galah parrots are also called as rose-breasted cockatoo and galah cockatoo. They found across almost all regions of Australia. Galah parrots are also highly social species, found in large flocks. Their upper part and short tail is in grey color. The male and female birds almost look alike, although the color of male bird’s eyes is dark brown and it is pinkish red in females.

6. Blue And Yellow Macaw

Blue and yellow macaw is a large and beautiful parrot species native to South America. They inhabit in humid forests and swamps. They have blue upper part and yellow underpart. The striking color and talking ability also make blue and yellow macaws as one of the most popular pet birds.

5. African Grey

African grey is the most intelligent talkative parrot species in the world. The bond with owners let African grey to excel in talking. As the name indicate African grey parrots are endemic to Congo of Africa and in grey coloration. They have a wingspan between 46 cm and 52 cm. The male and female African grey look similar.

4. Sun Parakeet

Sun parakeet is an attractive and endemic parrot species native to South America. Their amazing plumage display yellow, red,orange, blue and green colors. Sun parakeet also has a white patch around the eyes and green marking on the wings. Like a number of other parrot species both male and female parakeet look alike. They are also known for mimicking the human voice.

3. Hyacinth macaw

Hyacinth macaw is the largest flying parrot species in the world with a length of 40 inches. It is an endangered parrot species and the surviving members are mainly found in Southern Brazil. They have bright blue plumage and large beak. The intelligent hyacinth macaws are also known for using tools with the help of their large toes.

2. Eclectus

The eclectus is a strikingly colored parrot species native to Papua New Guinea. The male parrot has bright green plumage and female birds display bright red and purple coloration. This sexual dimorphism in plumage color also make eclectus as an unusual parrot species. The eclectus are also one of the best pet birds in the world. They are very calm social birds.

1. Scarlet Macaw

Scarlet macaw is one of the most beautiful and largest parrot species in the world. They inhabit in rainforests of Central and South America. Scarlet macaws are known for their attractive plumage. Most part of their body is in bright red color, also has blue back, yellow markings on upper wing and light blue tail. This intelligent parrot species show the excellency in mimicking a number of words and voices.

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