Owning a Companion Bird can be a Life Time Commitment

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Here are some approximate life spans for various species of common companion birds.

NOTE: The larger the parrot the longer the commitment. Most of these birds require a lifetime commitment.

Macaws 50 - 100 +

Cockatoos 40 - 60 +

Amazons 50 - 70 +

African Grays 50 - 60 +

Eclectus 65 - 85

Conure 12 - 30

Lories and Lorikeets 13 - 25

Caique 30

Senegal 50 years

Cockatiel 12 to 20

Parakeets 7 to 18 years

Lovebirds average 15 to 25

Canaries average 10 to 15 years

Finches average 5 to 10.

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