Tamborine Aviaries

Australian & exotic parrots for hand-reared pets & breeding birds

Species we currently keep and breed: 

  • Alexandrine Parrots Psittacula eupatria exotic
  • Blue-throated Conures Pyrrhura cruentata exotic
  • Budgerigars Melopsittacus undulatus various colours, native
  • Cockatiels Nymphicus hollandicus (formerly Leptolophus hollandicus) various colours, native
  • Galahs Eolophus roseicapillus native, Australia-wide 
  • Green-cheeked Conures Pyrrhura molinae normal, red-faced pineapple, exotic
  • Lineolated Parrots Bolborhynchus lineola green, turquoise, cobalt, lutino & splits, exotic
  • Peach-faced Lovebirds Agapornis roseicollis various colours, exotic
  • Princess Parrots Polytelis alexandrae normal, blue, lime, yellow, & splits, native
  • *Purple-crowned Lorikeets, Glossopsitta porphyrocephala native
  • Quaker (correctly Monk) Parrots Myiopsitta monachus normal, blue & splits, exotic
  • Red-collared Lorikeets Trichoglossus haematodus rubritorquis normal, grey (aka greygreen), native, Northern Territory Australia
  • *Red-rumped Parrots Psephotus haematonotus opaline & lutino opaline, native
  • *Scarlet-chested Parrots Neophema splendida normal, blue, turquoise (aka par blue), red suffusion (aka red-fronted or red-bellied), & splits, native
  • Sun Conures Aratinga solstitialis normal, pied exotic
  • *Turquoise Parrots Neophema pulchella normal, red-fronted opaline, red-fronted yellow native


Current species list may not be up to date. Updated December 2013.

Some other species are not listed, usually if we hold only one pair, and/or we only swap a species' young to make up unrelated pairs.

Check our links page for Cites and IUCN listings for the population /endangered status of these species. Also the Australian Government's '2007 Inventory of Exotic (non-native) Bird Species known to be in Australia' which rates exotic aviary birds into Classes 1, 2, and 3, based on the Australian Government's opinion of their 'pest potential' to agriculture and supposedly the environment.

Species we've kept in the past:

  • *Bourke's Parrots Neopsephotus bourkii (formerly Neophema bourkii) opaline (aka rosa), native
  • *Crimson Rosellas Platycercus elegans  native
  • *Eastern Rosellas Platycercus eximius  native
  • *Hooded Parrots Psephotus dissimillis  native
  • Indian Ringnecks (correctly Rose-ringed Parrot) Psittacula krameri  exotic
  • King-Parrots Alisterus scapularis  native
  • Lovebirds: various species Agapornis sp. exotic
  • *Mallee Ringneck Parrots Barnardius barnardi  native
  • Moustached Parrots Psittacula alexandri exotic
  • *Mulga Parrots Psephotus varius  native
  • *Pale-headed Rosellas Platycercus adscitus  native
  • *Port Lincoln Parrots Barnardius zonarius  native
  • Plum-headed Parrots Psittacula cyanocephala  exotic
  • Rainbow Lorikeets Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus native
  • Red-capped Parrots Purpureicephalus spurius  native
  • *Red-winged Parrots Aprosmictus erythropterus  native
  • Scaly-breasted Lorikeets Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus normal, greygreen, native
  • Sulphur-crested Cockatoos Cacatua galerita native


 *not suitable as pets

native - species is from Australia

exotic - species is not from Australia


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