Bird Species

Alexandrine

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Alexandrine Advantage and Challenges

Advantages

  • Laid back Less physically demanding Good speaking ability Can learn tricks

Challenges

  • Can have an attitude Not snuggly Requires large, tall cage Requires ongoing handling and training

Alexandrine Physical Characteristics

Size

  • 21 to 24 inches in length, including the long, slender tail

Weight

  • 250 grams

Colors

  • Primarily green. Males have a black cheek stripe, whereas the females do not. A wide range of color mutations are available in the pet trade, including white, light green, fallow green, light blue, turquoise blue and yellow.

Life Expectancy

Genetics and diet play a strong role in the longevity of a bird. Alexandrines have been known to live 30 years or more.

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