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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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4.3 (49)
Slthomas
Let me preface this review by saying that I did not a...
Review by: Slthomas (5) 10 days ago
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1.75
1 photo
abananapepper
Angel was raised from birth by a friend - bottle fed ...
Review by: abananapepper (2) 27 days ago
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1.75
1 photo
MsBonnie
Hi, my parrot's name was Coco and I owned him after m...
Review by: MsBonnie (3) updated May 28, 2015 18:28
  • Currently 100
1.75
1 photo
hellojanna
I had two eclectus parrots, one red, one green. My pa...
Review by: hellojanna (5) March 19, 2015 23:27
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1.50
1 photo
parrotbob
Belle is the diva of our flock. She is beautiful and...
Review by: parrotbob (5) March 01, 2015 16:23
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5.00
Funny (2 videos)
Toby & Rosie share a straw
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funny trick
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Heartwarming (3 videos)
Angel talking at about a year and half
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Eddie playing with Dave
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Eddie 1 year old talking to Dave
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Learn about (2 videos)
Eclectus
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Sybil Erden on Imprinting of Bird
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Caring for (5 videos)
Toby In The Shower
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How to trim a bird's wings (demo on an...
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Eclectus Parrots being spoon fed 10-15...
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Training (1 video)
Eclectus Parrot Rollerskating
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AlexisLeann
(15)
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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