Eclectus parrots are glossy and
brilliant birds. The male eclectus parrots are bright
green with blue and red patches, while the females
are crimson with a blue belly. Two of the most famous
subspecies of eclectus parrots are Vosmaeri
and Solomon Island varieties. The large size of
the Vosmaeri gives a more elegant look, whereas
the little Solomon Islands eclectus parrots have
a "cute" look.
are such intelligent creatures that sometimes they
train themselves after only one incident of you showing
displeasure at being pooped upon. Eclectus parrots
are not just pretty birds. They not only repeat many
words and phrases but also sing songs and talk to
both their human and bird companions. Among all birds
in the entire parrot family, eclectus parrots rival
only the African Grey and the Amazon in their clarity
of speech and scope of vocabulary.
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need optimal amounts of natural Vitamin A in their
diet. They have long digestive tract so they must
be provided with ample amounts of fiber daily. They
seem to thrive on a diet based on a wide variety of
foods including fresh fruits and vegetables, sprouted
seeds and beans, brown rice, high-fiber cereals, a
variety of nuts and seeds, and high-quality pellets.
These intelligent eclectus parrots
have often been described as "feathered monkeys"
when they are absorbed in play. You can well imagine
how wild they can be if they are not well trained.
Untrained eclectus parrots is another name for hell.
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Vital Statistics for the
- Size : 35 cm (13.5 ins)
- Life Expectancy : 50-75 years
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