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Australian King Parrot - Polytelis Parakeets Alisterus Scapularis Bird

Australian King Parrot Polytelis Parakeets

Notable traits of the Australian King Parrot Bird: Polytelis Parakeets (Alisterus Scapularis)
Latin Name: Alisterus Scapularis
Common Name: Australian King Parrot
Description: he adult male has a red head, breast, and lower undersides, with a blue band on the back of the neck between the red above and green on the back, the wings are green and each has a pale green shoulder band, the tail is green, and the rump is blue. The male has a reddish-orange upper mandible with a black tip, a black lower mandible with an orange base, and yellow irises. The plumage of the female is very different from the male having a green head and breast, a grey beak, and the pale shoulder band is small or absent. Juveniles of both sexes have brown irises and a yellowish beak, and otherwise resemble the female.
Gender Determination: Males heads are red and females are green
Trainability: Very sweet and gentle if tamed
Length: 43cm
Average Lifespan: 25 years
Average Weight: 250g
Diet: Pellet, Veggies, Fruit, some Seed
Talking Ability: Okay talkers
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 17
Breeding Aviculture: Regular-Rare
Average Clutch Size: 4
Habitat: Australia
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