Caiques For Sale

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Caiques

Once you explore this family of species, you will learn that these birds make great companions for households and other calm environments. These birds have inquisitive antics and the ability to make their owners and other people laugh and smile instinctively. Many bird fanciers love adopting Caiques. There are different perspectives to view the personalities of different birds. For example, some people think that African Grey parrots are intellectuals of the bird species while the Macaws are the most attractive show-offs. In the same way, most people consider Caique to be clowns in the bird community.


Caique birds can make mischief, unlike any other bird species that you will encounter. Once you pet them, their silly antics and tricks will make you laugh and let you know why the metaphor “clown” suits them so well.


Bird enthusiasts keep either one or both types of the main Caique species: the White Bellied Caiques and Black-Headed Caiques. People also pet a less common subspecies of the White Bellied Caiques, known as the yellow-thigh Caique. Both of the main Caique species are 9-10 inches long. Additionally, their color range includes nominating green, yellow, white, and orange. There are relatively low distinctions between the two species.


The names suggest the differences. The White-Bellied Caiques have a white belly while the Black-Headed Caiques have a black-colored head. The White Bellied Caiques for sale may also have a beak with horn color and a yellowish-bright orange head. What most people suggest is that this bird is relatively heavier than its size.

 

Native Region / Natural Habitat

Natively, Caiques belong to South America. They primarily dwell in this region.

Personality & Behavior

There are two main reasons for their popularity, which include their personality and stunning appearance. These birds are quite comedic and comical for their personality. Many bird owners, especially those who have petted either the White-Bellied Caiques or the Black-Headed Caiques, know that there are many things you have to accept as a bird owner. Not all birds are perfect, and the same is the case for Caiques for sale. They are wonderful, enjoyable, and active, but they have certain aspects that make them difficult.


They quite intensely and aggressively engage with other birds species. So keep an eye out for all the birds that are around your Caique, especially Caiques themselves. While they can be willful and stubborn in some situations, they are so cute that bird owners don’t mind this minor flaw.
If you think that these active birds require toys to play with, you are right. Caiques for sale are always energetic and active, which means that learning when they are sick can be quite easy. Easy-to-break toys are the best toys for Caiques. But since the toys are easy for them to break, remember to get replacements so they can continue to play. They tend to get stressed when their easy-to-break toys aren’t replaced.

Speech & Sounds

Although other birds are louder, bird owners don’t know Caiques for being quiet. If you have sensitive neighbors, you may want to rethink how you are going to pet any type of Caique species. They cluck and whistle extremely well, but they aren’t proficient in talking. They do speak with proper training but won’t be able to compete against other birds in terms of talking abilities.  Click on the button below to check for available Caiques for sale.

White Bellied Caique

Pet owners also use the terms White-Breasted Caique and White-bellied Parrot to refer to their White-Bellied Caique. These parrots are native to the Brazilian basin regions, where they thrive in the low rainforest areas with high trees. It is worth mentioning that this parrot is currently endangered, and its population is constantly decreasing. They make for unimaginably active house pets. White-Bellied Caiques are energetic and seem to have a nosy attitude towards everything that’s going on inside a house. Once you pet them, you have to make sure that you provide them with adequate attention and love. 


These social birds have a flat band of white color on their belly, while their heads have a bold orange color. Normally, these intellectual Caiques have entirely green feathers on their wings, without a trace of other colors. Apart from their belly, their entire body features a mix of bold orange and light red. The tail is also bold orange but ends with a darker and bolder color. 


The White-Bellied Caiques weigh around 160 grams on average and can be as long as 9 inches. Keep in mind that the 9” length is for adult White bellied Caiques. White Bellied Caiques usually live around 30 years, but there are instances when they cross the threshold of that lifespan. You must know that mating the White-Bellied Caiques isn’t easy as both genders are identical. A DNA test is necessary to begin the sexing process between two Caiques. Being energetic and highly social, they interact easily and can reproduce without any hassles.

Call us at (732) 764-2473 to find out about our selection of White Bellied Caique for sale.

Black Headed Caique

Suriname and Guyana are the native regions for most Black-Headed Caiques. These birds are also present along the north of the Amazon since they reside in lowland forests. Being highly energetic and social, the most common reason for their popularity for Black Headed Caique for sale as house pets is their mischievous personality. The Black Headed Caiques quickly learn new tricks and remain playful through their lifespan. They are intelligent birds and love to entertain their owners through their playful attitudes. Bird-lovers tend to call them the clowns among various parrot breeds.


These birds are similar to White-Bellied Caiques since they both have a huge band of white color over their belly, while their wing feathers are entirely green. Apart from their white belly, the body comprises shades of green, while a large proportion of the physical appearance features bold orange colors. The head is the primary distinction between Black-headed Caiques and White-bellied Caiques in terms of appearance. As the name suggests, their head is black and connects with the bold orange towards the end. Sometimes, the black color over the head extends to the beak, with some green shading underneath it.


The wingspan (length) for the adult Black-Headed Caiques is somewhere around 14 inches, while their overall length from head to tail is normally around 9 inches. Another name for this bird is the Black-Capped Parrot. The Black Headed Caiques weigh around 130-170 grams. Generally, these birds can live longer than 30 years in captivity. If you’re thinking about keeping these birds as pets in an apartment, you should know that they require a fair amount of exercise. Speaking of which, they tend to be quite loud while flying.  

Our staff is available at (732) 764-2473 to help you find your Black Headed Caique for sale.