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On this page we make recommendations for apartment dwellers looking to adopt a parrot. We also make recommendatoins for the minimum cage size that is an important part of your parrot's healthy environment.

The list of recommended apartment parrots are as follows:

BUDGERIGARS (PARAKEETS)COCKATIELS
PARROTLETSLINEOLATED (A/K/A
BARRED OR CATHERINE'S)
PARAKEET
LOVEBIRDSPYRRHURA CONURE SPECIES (SUCH AS
GREEN-CHEEKED CONURES)
POICEPHALUS SPECIES (SUCH AS MEYER'S OR
SENEGAL)
PSITTACULA SPECIES
PIONUS SPECIES (SUCH AS
MAXIMILLIAN'S OR BLUE-HEADED)

RECOMMENDED CAGE SIZES

SPECIESCAGE SIZE
(WidthxDepthxInterior Height)
BAR SPACING
Budgerigar, Parrotlet
Lovebird
18x18x240.5
Cockatiel20x20x300.5
Conure, small (Pyrrhura sp.))20x20x300.625
Conure, medium (Aratinga sp.)24x24x360.75
Conure, large (Cyanoliseus sp.)36x24x480.75
Poicephalus, small24x20x320.625
Poicephalus, large32x23x480.75
Caique32x23x480.75
Mini Macaw, small (such as Hahn's)36x24x480.75
Mini Macaw, large (such as Severe)40x30x60
African Grey, Amazon36x24x481.0
Cockatoo48x36x661.50
Macaw (Blue & Gold, Scarlet, Green Wing)48x36x661.50



FOOD & NUTRITION SITESORGANIZATIONS  SITES
ZUPREEMAvian Welfare Coalition
SUN SEEDNYC Animal Care & Control
HAGENASPCA
HARRISON'SWorld Parrot Trust
KAYLOR OF COLORADOPsittaScene WPT's Magazine
PRETTY BIRDMayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals
ROUDYBUSHNY State Assembly
KAYTEENY State Senate
LAFEBERNYC Council