White Bellied Caiques for Sale! If you are looking for constant entertainment and laughs, a caique is for you. They are super funny, clownish, and adorable. They make outstanding companions, and they never stop playing. They do require ample size caging. They need tons of room in their cage to run around and play with lots of toys. Training in this species is necessary but is typically easy (they are extremely smart!) Ideally, the minimum cage size for this bird would be 25’’ long, 21’’ wide, and 29’’ high with ½’’ wire spacing.
In the wild, White-bellied Caiques spend most of their time up in the treetops and love to play with twigs and with fellow flock members! Sometimes pairs will travel separately from the flock. They eat fruits, berries, and seeds. White-bellied Caiques nest very high in the canopy. Captive-bred White-bellied Caiques seem to have an endless energy supply and enthusiastic personalities! They love to play and bathe and need an ample supply of leafy green branches for chewing. White-bellied Caiques are extremely sociable even though their talking ability is quite limited. If they are kept in a cage, they will need lots of exercise and playtime- getting a playpen is suggested! Be sure your bird has many toys and perches in his cage to keep him amused; a Cockatiel cage is a right size, but the larger, the better. White-bellied Caiques do very well on a basic pellet food supplemented with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables along with grain and sprouted seeds. When raised correctly and handled firmly, White-bellied Caiques are fun friends! They are very intelligent and can learn a variety of tricks!
Growing to about nine inches in length, White-bellied Caiques have predominantly green plumage. They are incredibly colorful little birds with orange upper ear coverts, crowns, napes, and foreheads. Their bill is horn colored, and the peri ophthalmic ring is white. White-bellied Caiques have flesh-colored feet. The iris is red. White-bellied Caiques have yellow throats and cheeks. Their undersides are a creamy white color, and their under-tail covers are yellow in color. White-bellied Caiques? Primaries and primary coverts are a deep violet or purple-blue color. The upper sides of their tails have green feathers. The underside of the tail is a gray-black color.
White-bellied Caiques are native to Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru, where it resides in tropical lowland forests. First recorded by Kuhl in 1820, obscured White-bellied Caiques have recently gained almost overnight popularity in aviculture. This is wonderful because as their habitat is destroyed, captive-bred birds may be the only hope for the reintroduction of Caiques to the wild and preserve the species.
At Bird Breeder Store, we focus on education, nutrition, and conservation. We work very hard to help educate our customers on parrot companionship. Before taking a bird home, we will provide information on proper housing, creating a safe environment, diet, behavior, hormones, and much more. No question will go unanswered.
Every hand-fed White Bellied Caiques for Sale is weaned onto a high variety diet. They are weaned onto fruits and veggies, a soak and sprout mix we make here in the store, high variety seed that we also make here in the store, and naturally colored pellet. If you have questions regarding these White Bellied Caiques for Sale or any others that we have available, please give us a call! For more pictures, videos, and information