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Suggested Longevity of Selected Companion Species

Bird Maximum Average
Gouldian Finch unknown 4
Zebra Finch 17 5
Canary 20 8
Mynah 8 3
Toucan unknown 4
Budgerigar 18 6
Agapornis sp. 12 4
Neophema 10 5
Cockatiel 32 5
Rainbow Lorikeet 15 3
Rosella 15 3
Eclectus Parrot 20 8
Galah 20 5
Bare-eyed Cockatoo 40 15
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 40 15
African Grey Parrot 50 15
Pionus Parrot 15 5
Amazon Parrot 80 15
Macaw 50 15
Conure 25 10
Grey-cheeked Parakeet 15 8
Superb Parrot 36 6
Domestic pigeon 26 15

From Ritchie BW, Harrison GJ, Harrison LR (eds): Avian Medicine:
 Principles and Application, 1994, and used with permission of Wingers Publishing, Lake Worth, Florida.