About Lineolated Parakeet Society

The Lineolated Parakeet Society (LPS) is a nonprofit organization established in 2006, whose purpose is to represent the Lineolated Parakeet (Bolborhyncus lineola) and to educate the public about keeping and breeding these birds in captivity.


The LPS membership is open to Lineolated Parakeet breeders, pet bird owners, avian veterinarians, pet/bird store owners, bird product manufacturers, and other people interested in the perpetuation of this...

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About Linnies

Lineolated Parakeets, or Linnies as we like to call them, are friendly, non-destructive, quiet, attractive small birds. They are known as the "lineolated" parakeet for the striped lines found on their back feathers as seen here. The Linnie is sometimes referred to as a Barred or Catherine parakeet. There are two sub species: Bolborhynchus lineola lineola & Bolborhynchus lineola tigrinus. Bolborhynchus Lineola Tigiris are found West Colombia, in parts of the Andes in North-West Venezuela, North-West Ecuador and Central Peru.


Lineolated Parakeets originate from Central America, their natural habitat are the high mountains of South Mexico to West Panama....

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