Quakers or monk parrots make great pets for the novice bird owner. Quakers are a big bird in a compact package and if handled often confiding, tame and bond with their owner. They come form South America and in the wild they are the only parrot known to build a nest with sticks and coarse grass in the treetops. With its general hardiness, easy diet program and affordability, the Quaker is a sought after family pet great for all ages.
Companion Rating: 4/5
Maintenance Rating: 4/5
Recommended Cage size: 27 x 21 x 47 $275
Dietary Requirements: Fresh or frozen chopped Vegetables and Fruits, mixed with a variety of sprouted seeds and beans daily.
Lifespan: 20 – 30 years