Eclectus parrot

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Eclectus parrot sale

eclectus parrot sale. The Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) is a parrot found in the Solomon Islands. Sumba, New Guinea, and neighboring islands as well as in northeast Australia. It is very unusual for the parrot family as the different sex birds are completely different in coloration with the male being green and the female being red and blue.

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Eclectus parrots are intelligent, gentle birds that become welcome members of the family due to their tranquil nature. They are pretty good with children, though they will not tolerate frantic activity or constant disturbing noise. It will be important to teach children how to behave around the bird, rather than the other way around.

Female Eclectus parrot — even those kept as single pets — have strong nesting instincts and might be inclined to seek out nest sites in dark and enclosed areas around the home, such as in cupboards and underneath furniture. Females can be quite territorial, especially during breeding season. If you keep a male and female pair, the female will likely be the bossier of the two. eclectus parrot for sale

Speech & Sound

Eclectus parrot generally are not prone to excessive noisiness. They can be quite vocal, and are capable of developing an extensive vocabulary.

Health & Common Conditions – eclectus parrot for sale

Eclectus parrot have been known to exhibit episodes of toe-tapping and wing-flipping-type muscle spasms, which is thought to be related to vitamin and mineral imbalances. Talk to your avian veterinarian about the types of foods to feed your Eclectus parrot, as well as which foods to avoid.

Eclectus parrot might be more prone to feather picking (pulling out their feathers) compared to other parrots, which can be tied to medical issues and/or behavior issues.

If yours begins to pick at its feathers, take your bird in to your avian veterinarian for a full medical workup. Eclectus parrot are also susceptible to avian polyomavirus, hypovitaminosis A and psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD).

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Eclectus are more likely to be found in avian specialty shops, as well as from bird breeders. Be careful that you are not buying a hybrid Eclectus; some unscrupulous breeders breed different sub-species of Eclectus together, resulting in a “mutt” Eclectus. This will not in any way affect the pet quality of your bird, but should you ever want to enter your bird in a breeding program, its mixed-genes could potentially contaminate the species.

 

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