Bronze-Winged Pionus


Hand-reared bronze-winged Pionus parrots are especially sweet and gentle, but they also enjoy their independence. Bronze-winged Pionus parrots likes to bathe and positively respond to mistings from a spray bottle. They like to hang or swing while being sprayed. The bronze-winged Pionus tend to be more than other Pionus species.

Behavior / Health Concerns

Some bronze-winged Pionus parrots can become aggressive and territorial, so socialize your bird early on to avoid unwanted behavior. Sleep is important for all Pionus parrots. Let them have 11 or 12 hours every night. They susceptible to vitamin-A deficiency, visceral gout, aspergillosis (respiratory disease), fungal infections and obesity. A mixed seed and pelleted diet along with fresh fruits and vegetables is ideal for this pet bird. Bronze-winged Pionus parrots often prefer cabbage, broccoli, peas and carrots.

Expert Advice

There is currently no expert advice on this bird species.

Breed Details

Scientific Name:
Native Region:
South America
11.5 inches
Life Expectancy:
Up to 40 years
Noise Level:
Moderate, some loud periods, but generally quieter than other parrots
Talk / Trick Ability:
Like the Maximilian’s Pionus, the Bronze-winged Pionus are the better talkers within the Pionus genus.