Profile - White Bellied Caique
Age at Weaning:
Age at Maturity:
Country of Origin:
Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Equador
The Caique is intelligent, curious and energetic. They are quite
mischievous and can be destructive if not provided with appropriate toys.
Caiques are acrobatic clowns who enjoy hanging, tumbling and rolling.
Providing a well equipped playpen will help focus some of the energy in
these birds. They can be noisy and have a shrill whistling call.
24" x 24"; bar spacing
Many caiques develop the odd habit of sleeping on their backs - they look
quite dead until they suddenly scramble up to greet you!
information is provided by the “News from the Nest” newsletter.