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How much does a parrot weigh?

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The average weight of a Senegal parrot is 4.4 ounces, while the average weight for a Congo African Grey is 14 ounces. The weight of a parrot will vary depending on the species as some parrots are much larger than others.

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The pygmy parrot is known for being the smallest parrot in the world. They are native to New Guinea and typically only reach a height of 3.5 inches and 0.42 ounces.

The largest parrot in the world is the Hyacinth Macaw. Native to central and eastern South America, it is known for its bright blue feathers. A Hyacinth Macaw can reach heights of up to 3.3 feet from head to tail and average around 2.6-3.7 pounds.

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