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Abbreviations, acronyms, and shortcuts used for a longer bird's species name
and other bird-related terms and definitions.
AG - African Grey Parrot
AG Parakeet - Australian Grass Parakeet
Am - Amazon Parrot
B&G - Blue and Gold Macaw
BG - Blue and Gold Macaw
BGM - Blue and Gold Macaw
BCC - Blue Crowned Conure
BE2 - Bare Eyed Cockatoo
BFA - Blue Fronted Amazon
BHP - Blue Headed Pionus
BP2 - Black Palm Cockatoo
BSL - Blue Streak Lory
BTM - Blue Throated Macaw (Caninde)
BWP - Bronze Wing Pionus
Budgie - Budgerigar, the misnamed common pet Parakeet
C2 - Citron Cockatoo
CAG - Congo African Grey
CHC - Cherry Headed Conure
Cinnamon - A color mutation
CM - Catalina Macaw
CR - Crimson Rosella
D2 - Ducorps Cockatoo
DYHA - Double Yellow Headed Amazon
E2 - Eleanora Cockatoo
ER - Eastern Rosella
FIDS - Feathered Kids
G2 - Goffin's Cockatoo
GC - Green Cheeked Conure
GCC - Green Cheeked Conure or Gold-Capped Conure
GCP - Grey Cheeked Parakeet
GE - Grand Eclectus
GPC - Greater Palm Cockatoo
GSC - Greater Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
GSC2 - Greater Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
GW - Green Winged Macaw
GWM - Green Winged Macaw
HF - Hand fed (as in baby fed by a human)
HM - Hahn's Macaw
HMC - Half Moon Conure
HYM - Hyacinth Macaw
IMP - Imported bird
IR - Indian Ringneck
IRN - Indian Ringneck
JC - Jenday Conure
'Keet - Budgie parakeet
LB - Lovebird
LB2 - Leadbeater Cockatoo (same as MM2)
LCA - Lilac Crowned Amazon
LFA - Lilac Fronted Amazon
Lovey - Lovebird
LSC - Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
LSC2 - Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
LSC ‘Too - Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
Lutino - A color mutation
Necropsy - ‘necropsy’ is in animals what an ‘autopsy’ is in humans.
M2 - Moluccan Cockatoo
Monk - Quaker Parakeet
M'Too - Moluccan Cockatoo
MBC - Maroon Bellied Conure (Red Bellied Conure)
MGM - Miligold Macaw
MM - Military Macaw
MM2 - Major Mitchell Cockatoo (same as LB2)
MRHA - Mexican Red Headed Amazon
MSC - Medium Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
MSC2 - Medium Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
NC - Nanday Conure
OWA - Orange Winged Amazon
PA - Panama Amazon
PBFD - stands for Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease and is viral in nature.
PBR - PET BIRD REPORT newsletter by Sally Blanchard
PC - Painted Conure
PDD - Proventricular Dilatation Disease
Pearled - A coloration, such as found in cockatiels
PFC - Peach Fronted Conure
PFLB - Peach Face Lovebird
Pied - A coloration
RB2 - Rose Breasted Cockatoo (Galah)
RBC - Red Bellied Conure (Maroon Bellied Conure)
RRM - Red Fronted Macaw
RHA - Red Headed Amazon
RLA - Red Lored Amazon
RM - Ruby Macaw
Rosey - Pink Color mutation of Bourke Parakeet
Rosie - Rose Breasted Cockatoo (Galah)
RP - Ringneck Parakeet
RSE - Red Sided Eclectus
RTB2 - Red Tailed Black Cockatoo
RV2 - Red Vented Cockatoo
SC - Sun Conure
SC2 - Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
Sennie - Senegal Parrot
SIE - Solomon Island Eclectus
SM - Scarlet Macaw or Severe Macaw
SYH - Single Yellow Head Amazon
T2 - Triton Cockatoo
TAG - Timneh African Grey
'Tiel - Cockatiel
'Too - Cockatoo
U2 - Umbrella Cockatoo
Umbie - Umbrella Cockatoo
U'Too - Umbrella Cockatoo
VE - Vosmaeri's Eclectus
WCA - White Collared Amazon
WCP - White Capped Pionus
WEC - White Eyed Conure
WF - White Faced Cockatiel
WFA - White Fronted Amazon
YCM - Yellow Collared Macaw
YNA - Yellow Naped Amazon
ZB - Zebra Finch