【How To Pick The Right Size Of Birdcage For My Birds?】

Bird owner should buy a birdcage as big as possible but not every home has space for a big cage. There is a variety of birdcages with different dimensions in the market. Below summary as a guideline with different sizes of the birdcages and perches for different sizes of bird species. Remember, birds with wide wingspans need a bigger cage that allows them to flap their wings.

Small Size Birdcage

Suitable for Conure, Lovebird, Budgie, Canary, Small Cockatiel, Finch, Lory, Parrotlet, Parakeet, Rosella, or similar size

Suggested Dimension of Cage: at least 18″ x 18″ x 24″ to 24″ x 24″ x 24″

Suggested Thickness of Perch: 1/2″ or less


Middle Size Birdcage

Suitable for Grey Parrot, Monk Parakeet, Echo Parakeet, Pionus, Caique, Cockatoo, Conure, Crimson Rosella, Eclectus, Senegal, Cockatiels, Lory, Mini Macaw, Psittacula, Amazon, Jardine’s Parrot, or similar size

Suggested Dimension of Cage: at least 24″ x 24″x 36″ to 34″ x 24″ x 36″

Suggested Thickness of Perch: 1/2″ to 5/8″


Large Size Birdcage

Suitable for Macaw, Large Cockatoo, Large Amazon, Echo Parakeet, Alexandrine Parakeet, Grey Parrot or similar size

Suggested Dimension of Cage Size: at least 36″ x 48″ x 48″ to 36″ x 48″ x 60″

Suggested Thickness of Perch: 1″ or more


When the bird holds the perch, it should have at least 1/3 circumference space of the perch.



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