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Red Bellied Parrot - Red Bellied Poicephalus Rufiventris Bird

Red Bellied Parrot Red Bellied

Notable traits of the Red Bellied Parrot Bird: Red Bellied (Poicephalus Rufiventris)
Latin Name: Poicephalus Rufiventris
Common Name: Red Bellied Parrot
Description: The Red-bellied Parrot is a small parrot. It is a mostly greenish and grey bird with the green being more prominent over its lower surfaces and the grey more prominent over its upper surfaces. Adult birds have green feathers covering the upper portions of their legs, red irises and dark grey beaks.
Gender Determination: Male has vibrant red breast
Trainability: While Red bellys can be nippy at times once you earn their respect it is well worth it
Length: 22cm (8.6 in)
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Average Weight: 113-142g (4-5 oz)
Diet: Pellets, Fruits and Veggies
Housing: 24 x 30 x 24 inches
Loudness: Red Bellies are fairly quiet birds but can have their moments
Talking Ability: Red bellied parrots are great talkers They can make a variety of noises and sounds as well as mimic human words Red bellies can also learn to whistle.
Notes: Those who favor the Red-bellied parrot believe it is more social and a better talker than other Poicephalus parrots. These birds have been described as being the life of the party. They are spunky and active birds that often dominate other birds around them. Red-bellied parrots are show off's in front of company. Unlike some parrots that clam up, this bird will jabber on in front of strangers. Red-bellied parrots have the comical, playful and animated personality of larger parrots.
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: Pied
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 20
Nest: 16 x 8 inches L-Box
Breeding Aviculture: Easy
Average Clutch Size: 3
Habitat: Eastern Africa
References: PelletTreatToy
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