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Barraband Or Superb Parrot - Polytelis Parakeets Polytelis Swainsonii Bird

Barraband Or Superb Parrot Polytelis Parakeets

Notable traits of the Barraband Or Superb Parrot Bird: Polytelis Parakeets (Polytelis Swainsonii)
Latin Name: Polytelis Swainsonii
Common Name: Barraband Or Superb Parrot
Description: The Barraband or Superb Parrot is mostly a bright green in color with darker flight feathers. The adult males have a yellow face and throat with a red band across their throat. The adult female has a pale greenish blue face, with greyish green throat with a tinged of pink on the throat and orange thighs.
Gender Determination: The adult male has a scarlet band upper chest bright yellow face and throat The adult female has a pale bluegreen face greyishgreen throat a variable tinged russetpink forethroat and orange thighs
Trainability: Very tame and make good pets.
Length: 40 cm (16 in)
Average Lifespan: 25 years
Average Weight: 132-157g
Diet: Pellets, Seed, Greens, Pasta, Rice, Veggies
Housing: 24 x 18 x 18 inches
Loudness: Generally quiet, though occasionally and briefly loud
Talking Ability: Good talkers
Notes: 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.
Mutations: Albino and Lutino
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 16
Nest: L Box 16 x 8
Breeding Aviculture: Common
Average Clutch Size: 3-5
Habitat: SouthEastern Australia
References: SeedPelletToy
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