Bird cage size chart*

*Sizes can be approximate depending on your bird's size

There are many species of pet birds, small to large birds. Each bird has different housing requirements. This chart can help you get an idea of what size cage to get for your companion bird.

It is advisable to purchase the largest size cage that you can afford and that will fit in your household. Here are some Minimum cage size recommendations. When purchasing a cage make sure that the bar spacing is appropriate for your bird. A cage for a larger parrot that has wide bar spacing is not good for other bird species. If you are in doubt please call for help in buying the right size bird cage.

Species

Min. Cage Size

Bar Spacing

Finches

18"x18"x30"

1/4" to 1/2"

Canaries

18"x18"x24"

1/4" to 1/2"

Budgies

18"x18"x24"

1/2"

Cockatiels

20"x20"x24"

1/2" to 5/8"

Lovebirds
Parrotlets

24"x24"x24

1/2"

Ringneck Parakeets

24"x24"x36"

1/2" to 5/8"

Conures
Poicephalus

24"x24"x24"

5/8" to 3/4"

Caiques
Pionus
Jardine's

24"x24"x36"

5/8" to 3/4"

Amazons
Mini Macaws
Coffin's Cockatoos
African Greys

34"x24"x36"

3/4" to 1"

Large Cockatoos

36"x48"x48"

1" to 1.5"

Large Macaws

36"x48"x60"

1" to 1.5"



 

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