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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