Top 8 Colorful Parrot Species

The male and female eclectus parrots have different appearances, making it one of the few sexually dimorphic parrot species. The female birds have red and blue-purple feathers, while the males are a striking green with accents of red and blue.


Sun conures are covered in almost every color of the rainbow. The heads, chests, and wings of these fascinating birds are decorated in red, yellow, and orange hues. Their tail and flight feathers are blue and green, which contrasts with those hues.

Sun Conure

With feathers in shades of red, yellow, and blue, scarlet macaws are stunning parrots. While their remarkable appearance may be quite alluring to someone seeking for a pet parrot, it's vital to take into account other factors as well.

Scarlet Macaw

The majority of the blue-and-gold macaw's body is covered in dazzling blue and golden plumage, as the name suggests. Rich green highlights are also present. These birds enjoy being the focus of attention and have a tendency to be intelligent and gregarious.

Blue-and-Gold Macaw

Lilac-crowned Amazons are green for the most part of their body, with a rich lilac on top of their head, similar to most other Amazon parrots. These birds require a lot of mental and physical training because they are typically curious and energetic.

Lilac-Crowned Amazon

The largest parrot species, hyacinth macaws are also among the brightest colored parrots. They are also some of the friendliest and gentlest birds around. They're not everyone's ideal pet, though. 

Hyacinth Macaw

The pink, gray, and white rose-breasted cockatoos have endearing dispositions. Compared to some other parrots, their colors are more muted, yet their distinctiveness makes them very appealing.

Rose-Breasted Cockatoo

The green-wing macaw is a bird of prey that mostly flies red, with bright blue and green stripes down the rear of its wings. Because of their usually peaceful disposition, they are referred to as the "gentle giants" of the macaw family.

Green-Wing Macaws