7 Small Green Birds in Florida

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Florida is a bird lover’s paradise, and the green birds of this state are so delightful to watch. With their green hues and unique characteristics, these birds are absolutely gorgeous. 

Some of Florida’s most beautiful and fascinating small green birds include the Wilson’s Warbler, Green Budgerigar, Nanday Parakeet, Red-eyed vireo, and Hooded Warbler, among others. 

So come with us and explore the lush paradise of Florida, and discover the beauty of these magnificent small green birds.

With their beautiful colors and unique characteristics, they are sure to capture your heart and leave you in awe of the natural beauty of this state.

Small Green Birds in Florida:

There are so many green birds found all over the world. But today we are talking about the 7 stunning Small Green birds in Florida.

  • Green Budgerigar
  • White-winged parakeet
  • Rose-ringed Parakeet
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Monk Parakeet
  • Wilson’s Warbler
  • Black-throated green warbler

The small green birds in Florida can be found in various habitats, from the wetlands to the forests. So ready to discover the 7 beautiful small green birds in Florida.

1. Green Budgerigar:

Green Budgerigar
image: Green Budgerigar

The Green Budgerigar’s other name is a common parakeet. This is a small species of bird mostly found in Australia. You can also see this bird in Florida’s different places.

The Green Budgerigar is one of the most popular pets for their colorful feathers and friendly nature.

In the wild, Green Budgerigars face threats from habitat loss due to agriculture, urbanization, and mining.

The Green Budgerigar is green in color, with yellow markings on their head, tail, and wings. Also, they have black markings on their wings.

Habitat: Green Budgerigars’ habitats include grasslands, woodlands, and scrublands. They are able to survive hot and dry conditions.

Location: Green budgerigar is commonly found in the drier parts of Australia. Also, they are found in Florida, Brazil, Bolivia, and other parts of the country.

Diet: Green Budgerigars feed primarily on seeds, especially grass seeds, vegetables, and fresh fruits, as well as small amounts of fruits and vegetables.

Fun fact: They are very social birds and have the ability to interact with both humans and other species of birds.

2. White-winged parakeet

White-winged Parakeet
image: White-winged Parakeet

White-winged parakeet is a small bright green bird in Florida. They have a white and yellow pattern on their wings. This beautiful species of parakeet has black eyes, a curved brownish beak, and medium-sized legs.

The White-winged parakeet another name is a canary-winged parakeet. They are native to the Amazon River basin.

This parakeet can grow up to 22 cm in length and weigh around 75 grams. The White-winged parakeet feeds on fruit, seeds, blossoms, and nectar.

The White-winged parakeet inhabits a variety of forested habitats, including humid and dry forests, savannas, and open woodlands.

3. Rose-ringed Parakeet

Rose-Ringed Parakeet
image: Rose-Ringed Parakeet

The rose-ringed parakeet is a medium-sized parrot of the family Psittacidae. The ring-necked parakeet is also known as the Indian ringneck or Pakistani ringneck parrot.

Rose-ringed parakeet has two different parakeet including African subspecies (African rose-ringed parakeet, Abyssinian rose-ringed parakeet) and Asian subspecies (Indian rose-ringed parakeet, boreal rose-ringed parakeet).

The male rose-ringed parakeet has a red and black neck ring. Rose-ringed parakeets have a green color and multiple different color ringnecks including blue, violet, red, and yellow.

Location: Rose-ringed parakeets are mostly found in Africa, North America, and Asia continent. Also, they live in Florida, Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, China, Cameroon, Afghanistan, Chad, France, Germany, etc.

Habitat: Their habitat includes grasslands, savanna, shrubland, rainforests, mangroves, and wetlands.

Diet: Rose-ringed parakeet are harbivores. They feed on fruits, vegetables, buds, nuts, seeds, berries, etc. They also eat sunflower seeds and corn, mulberry, cereal grains, and pigeon peas.

Fact: Rose-ringed parakeet has the ability to open the containers using a variety of methods, such as pulling on a string or pushing a lever with their beaks.

4. Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet
image: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglets are small green songbirds with large heads, thin tails, and tiny, thin, and straight bills. These small green birds are found all over Florida and Southern Alaska.

Ruby-Crowned Kinglets can grow up to 3 to 4.3 inches long and weigh between 5 to 12 grams.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet’s habitats include tall, dense forests, deciduous forests, parks, and suburbs.

Ruby-crowned Kinglets eat small insects, beetles, flies, true bugs, caterpillars, and eggs of insects.

5. Monk Parakeet

Monk Parakeet
image: Monk Parakeet

One of the most available green birds in Florida is the monk parakeet a small size parrot species belonging to the family Psittacidae.

The other name for this species of parrot birds includes Quaker parrot, Quaker parakeet, Cliff parakeet, and Grey-breasted parakeet.

Monk parakeet has bright green body with greyish breasts and a greenish-yellow abdomen. This species of parakeet can live up to 30 years. They can weigh between 100-120 grams.

Habitat: Monk parakeets live in groups of colonies. They mainly live in forests, urban areas, woodland, suburban, Savanna, and Agricultural areas.

They spend most of the day time preening to each other. They are very loud and make very noise.

Diet: Quaker parakeet are herbivores. They mainly eat various seeds, different fruits, berries, leaves, blossoms, nuts, and small insects.

6. Wilson’s Warbler

Wilson's Warbler
image: Wilson’s Warbler

Wilson’s Warblers are small birds with long tails, and small, thin bills. They have largely headed for their size. Wilson’s Warblers are bright yellowish-green birds. They have some rounded black feathers on their head.

They can grow up to 3.9 to 4.7 inches in length and weigh between 5-10 grams.

Wilson’s Warblers mostly eat insects including bees, caterpillars, aphids, and beetles.

Wilson’s Warbler’s habitats include mountain meadows, lakes, bogs, shrubby habitats, alders, woodlands, suburban areas, desert scrub, etc.

7. Black-throated Green Warbler

Black-throated green warbler
image: Black-throated green warbler

The Black-throated Green Warbler is a small green migratory songbird found in North America. The Black-throated Green Warbler can grow up to 5 inches in length, with a wingspan of 8 inches.

They are found in dense coniferous, mixed forests. During the winter, their habitats include tropical rainforests, shade coffee plantations, and mangroves.

Where to find in Florida: Black-throated Green Warblers can be found in Florida, primarily in the Northern and central parts.

Some good locations to see them include Fort De Soto Park, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, and Jonathan Dickinson State Park.

The black-throated green warbler feeds on caterpillars, beetles, spiders, fruit, and nectar.


In conclusion, Florida is home to many bird species with green colors. Also, some migratory small birds display their green colors during their breeding season. If you ever visit, you can see these 7 types of small green birds in Florida.

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