Uric Acid Levels Submitted From Zoos Around The World

Samples are over 10 birds unless noted

 

Bird Species

Range Of Uric Acid Levels ( mg/dL)

Mean ValueUric Acid

Mean BUN
Bluefront Amazon
0.3-11.7
3.4
Green Cheeked Amazon
0.7- 8.0
3.9
Double Yellow Headed Parrot
0.0 - 7.2
3.3
Red Lored Amazon
3.3 - 11.9
6.2
Orange-winged Amazon
0.8 - 10.7
4.3
Scarlet Macaw
1month - 2 yrs
1.3 - 10.0
4.7
2.0
2 yr - 20 yr
1.2 - 14.0
5.4
3.0
Military Macaw
1.2 - 14.0
4.8
Severe Macaw
2.9 - 12.0

6.9

Bali Mynah Bird
less than 1 yr
2.8 - 24.4
8.9
over 1 yr
1.4 - 33.0
8.6
Blue And Gold Macaw
1 month - 2 yrs
1.0 - 12.4
5.0
2.0
2 yrs - 20 yrs
0.9 - 11.6
4.8
4.0
Black Cockatoo
4.3 - 24.6
10.0
Goffin Cockatoo
2.0 - 7.6
5.3
3.0
Lesser Sulfur- crested Cockatoo
0.6 - 18.8
7.1
5.0
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo
1.1 - 22.4
8.3
2.0
Palm Cockatoo
1 month - 2yrs
3.5 - 13.5
8.0
3.0
2 yr - 20 yr
3.3 - 16.5
9.6
4.0

greater than 20 yrs

 

3.3 - 15.0
8.9
4.0
Sun Conure
2.0 - 12.6
6.1
4.0
Green Wing Macaw
1 month - 2yrs
1.5 - 7.8
4.2
3.0
2 yrs - 30 yrs
1.8 - 10.6
5.0
3.0
Greater than 30 yrs
0.8 - 14.9
4.9
7.0
Hyacinth Macaw
1 month - 2 yrs
0.8 - 13.6
6.6
4.0
2 yrs - 20 yrs
3.0 - 20.2
9.0
3.0
Greater than 20 yrs
1.6 - 22.6
7.8
2.0
Peachface Lovebird
1.5- 7.0
4.0
Red-fronted Macaw
1.5 - 16.5
7.0
3.0
Meyer's Parrot
4.6 - 11.0
7.2
Hill Mynah
3.3 - 21.3
9.8
3.0
Cockatiel
1.0 - 22.2
5.9
3
Common Pigeon
0.0 - 8.6
4.7
3.0

Bronze-winged Pionus(small sample number)

5.6 - 12.2
8.1

Blue-headed Pionus(small sample number)

3.0 - 34.0
10.0
Congo African Grey
1 month - 2 yrs
0.6 - 6.1
3.5
4.0
2 yr - 20 yrs
1.2 - 9.3
4.6
Over 20 yrs
0.5 - 15.2
5.3
3.0
Gambel's quail
1.3 - 10.3
4.7
3.0
Toco Toucan
1 month - 2 yrs
3.6 - 17.6
9.2
3.0
over 2 yr old
3.0 - 30.0
10.1
4.0
Red-tailed Hawk

1 month - 2 yrs

(small sample number)

1.5 - 16.6
7.0
Over 2 yrs
1.4 - 35.0
9.0
4.0

Rosella (small sample number)

3.8 - 13.2
6.4
Wild Turkey
1 month - 1 yr
2.0 - 2.8
2.4
Over 1 yr
1.1 - 15.0
4.7
2.0
Yellow-naped Amazon
0.7 - 12.5
3.8
3.0
Bald Eagle
1 month - 5 yrs
3.9 - 22.2
9.0
3.0
5 yrs - 20 yrs
1.6 - 28.6
9.7
3.0
Golden Eagle
1 month - 5 yrs
3.6 - 24.8
10.9
5 yrs - 30 yrs
1.5 - 13.3
6.3
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