Scientific Name: The scientific name for Pacific parrotlets is Forpus coelestis.
Physical Characteristics: Pacific parrotlets have green plumage with blue streaks on their wings and tail feathers. They have a stocky build and short tails, making them the smallest species of pet parrots, reaching a length of up to 5 inches.
Habitat: Pacific parrotlets are primarily found in the Tumbesian region, which includes parts of Peru and Ecuador. They are typically found in dry habitats such as deciduous woodlands, deserts, and arid scrubs.
Behavior: Pacific parrotlets are highly social birds that form strong pair bonds with their chosen mates. They are playful and affectionate but can exhibit aggression towards other birds if not raised together.
Lifespan: Pacific parrotlets have an average lifespan of 10 to 15 years, which can vary depending on factors such as care, breed, and environment.