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Eclectus Parrot

Eclectus Parrot


Species group:
 Other Parrots

Other name(s): 
Grand Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus roratus);
Vosmaeri Eclectus Parrot (E. r. vosmaeri);
Red-sided Eclectus Parrot (E. r. polychloros);
Solomon Island Eclectus (E. r. solomonensis)

Scientific name: Eclectus roratus

Appearance

Details: It's easy to tell the boys from the girls with the unusual Eclectus Parrot. The females are flashy red birds, while the males are the quieter shades of green. The first collectors actually believed that they had discovered two different species. Today, the Eclectus Parrot has become a sought-after pet not just because of its beauty, but because of its relatively social yet independent personality and its ability to talk or sometimes even to sing.
Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
good appetite, beautiful eclectus, phenomenal talker, intelligent, terrific parrot companion, trainable
Challenging:
high pitched noise, dust glands, allergy sufferers, seasonal hormonal aggression, feather plucking
Interesting:
longer digestive tract, fresh produce diet, ekkie's enjoy bathing, various subspecies
Overall review
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4.2 (54)
Joanah054
Eclectus cookieThe first Eclectus parrot that I saw a...
Review by: Joanah054 (2) March 08, 2016 15:45
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5.00
Desono
An eclectus parrot is one of the larger birds you can...
Review by: Desono (10) February 23, 2016 00:44
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2.25
DrBright
He's so cute and entertaining with his discussions. H...
Review by: DrBright (3) November 26, 2015 06:50
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5.00
cheesefayse
Julie is a very beautiful Solomon Island eclectus. Pr...
Review by: cheesefayse (5) October 15, 2015 00:14
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3.00
1 photo
Slthomas
Let me preface this review by saying that I did not a...
Review by: Slthomas (5) June 25, 2015 10:15
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1.75
1 photo
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AlexisLeann
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Onondaga, Michigan
Hello my name is Alex.I'm am a 41 yr old wife and mother living in Michigan.I am an AFA certified Aviculturist and experienced breeder. A member of several aviculture clubs.I started breeding birds in the late 80's.I have bred, Finch, Loves, Tiels, Conures, Quakers, Rosellas, Greys, Too's, and Eclectus over the years.Now that my husband is retired and we wanted more time to be able to travel ...
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