The average life span will vary from 5 – 60 years; how long do parrots live depend on their breed, type, and their captivity, and environment. Given below are the most common type of parrots and their anticipated life span.
|Type of the Parrot||Life Span (In Years)|
|Macaws||30-60 ( Certain instances 60+)|
|Red Fan Parrots||15-30|
|Caiques Parrots||30-50 (Certain instances 60 +)|
|Amazon Large Parrots||50+ (Certain instances 60+)|
|Eclectus||30-60 (Certain instances 60+)|
When you analyze the chart, it is noticeable that the bigger the parrot, the more lifespan it has, and the smaller the bird’s life span is shorter.
How Long Do Parrots Live As Pets
This is an exciting topic do parrots live longer in captivity than live in natural habitats. Research shows that parrots do live more in captivity than in natural habitats. That is around 15% – 20% more life expectancy than living in the wild. The main reason is they do not get exposed to predators, and they get good medical care and food supply since they are brought up as pets. Parrots living in the wild must face pollution. Due to consistent deforestation, they gradually lose their natural environment.A situation that a parrot living in a home or a zoo won’t face.