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Brown Head Parrot - Brown Head Poicephalus Cryptoxanthus Bird

Brown Head Parrot Brown Head

Notable traits of the Brown Head Parrot Bird: Brown Head (Poicephalus Cryptoxanthus)
Latin Name: Poicephalus Cryptoxanthus
Common Name: Brown Head Parrot
Description: It is a mostly green parrot with a greyish-brown head and yellow under its wings. The adult birds have yellow irises and juvenile birds have brown irises.

The yellow under its wings explains its name cryptoxanthus, which means "hidden yellow"; from Greek xanthos means "yellow", and "crypto", from the Greek kryptos, is an English prefix that means "hidden" or "secret".
Gender Determination: Needs to be done by DNA
Trainability: The Brown Head Parrot is a playful bird and is very trainable.
Length: 22 cm (8.6 inches)
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Average Weight: 120-156g (4.2-5.4 oz
Diet: Pellets, Fruit, Veggies, Beans with some seed
Housing: 24 x 30 x 24 inches
Loudness: Fairly quiet
Talking Ability: Medium Talker
Notes: The Brown-headed Parrot are popular as pets. They have a very sweet temperament and tend to be a quieter bird. All parrots make some noise, but they tend to be quiet enough to make a good apartment bird.
These birds have been vaccinated for the polyoma virus. It is crucial for young birds to be protected as they have little to no immune system for their first year of life. Just as people, cats, dogs are vaccinated, we use vaccines to substantially decrease the incidence of disease in birds. By doing this we have developed a positive reputation that separates us from the "birdie mills" that do not aspire to the same standards. We have a vet on the premises bi-weekly that administer this vaccine and monitors our babies and flock.
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 20 years
Nest: 16 x 8 inches L-Box
Breeding Aviculture: Easy
Average Clutch Size: 4-5
Habitat: South Africa to Mozambique Kenya Zanzibar and Pemba islands
References: PelletTreatToy
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