AVERAGE BIRD WEIGHTS
from:
Parrots In Aviculture
by Rosemary Low

TYPE SPECIES Average Weight 
(grams)
Average Chick Weight (grams)

AMAZONS

Blue-fronted 275-510 (xanthopterys goes 400-500)  
Cuban 240 10
Double Yellow-headed 450-650 15
Green-cheeked 270  
Lilac-crowned 325 11
Mealy 540-700  
Orange-winged 360-490  
Spectacled (White Front) 205-235  
Tres Marias 500  
Tucuman 320  
Red-lored 350  
Yellow-billed 260  
Yellow-fronted 380-480 12
Yellow-naped 480-680  
Yellow-shouldered 270 10
Vinaceous 370  
CAIQUES
Black-headed 145-170 8
White-bellied 165 7
COCKATOOS
Galah 345  
GangGang 280  
Goffin's 221-386 10
Greater Sulphur-crested 880  
Lesser Sulphur-crested 350  
Moluccan 640-1025 20
Palm 900 (Adults range from 600-1000) 18
Rose-breasted 281-390  
Umbrella 458-750 18

CONURE

Blue-crowned 84-100  
Dusky 90  
Greater Patagonian 315-390 12
Green-cheeked 60-80 5
Jenday 120  
Lesser Patagonian 240-310 10
Mitred 200 11
Nanday 140  
Orange-fronted 73  
Painted 55  
Queen of Bavaria's 270  
Red-masked 200  
Sun 100-130  
Whiteeyed 140  

LORY

Blue-streaked 160  
Chattering 200  
Dusky 155 7
Rainbow 130 5
Red 170  
LOVEBIRD
Fisher's 50  
Masked 50 (most females weigh more than males)  
Peach-faced 55  
MACAW
Blue and Gold 800-1292 20
Green-winged 900-1529 21
Hahn's 165  
Hyacinthine 1200-1450 25
Illiger's 265 11
Lear's 940  
Military 900 18-20
Noble 190  
Red-fronted 525  
Scarlet 900-1100 21
Severe 360  
Spix's 360  
Yellow-collared 250 12

MISC

African Ringneck 105  
Canary 12-29  
Cockatiel 90 4-5
Eclectus 375-550 16
Indian Ringneck 115  
Kea 1000  
Pacific Parrotlet 31-34  
Red-fronted Kakariki 100  
St. Vincent 580-700  
Zebra Finch 10-16  

PARAKEET

Alexandrine 250  
Barraband's 140 5
Bourke's 50  
Budgerigar 25-60  
Canary-winged 70  
Crimson Rosella 145  
Derbyan 320  
Golden-manteled 100  
Grey-cheeked 45-60  
Moustache 110-140  
Plum-headed 90 5
Quaker or Monk 90-150  
Red-rumped 60  

VARIOUS

PARROTS

Brown-headed 125  
Cape 320 12
Great-billed 260 13.5
Greater Vasa 480  
Grey 380-554 12-14
Hawk-headed 250 11
Jardine's 200 10
Lesser Vasa 280  
Meyer's 120 5
Pesquet's 700 18
Red-bellied 125 7
Scarlet-chested 40  
Senegal 110-130 6
Timneh Grey 300-360 12

PIONUS

Blue-headed 230-260  
Bronze-winged 210  
Dusky 200 9
White-capped 180