SOLOMON ISLAND ECLECTUS FEMALE
Female Solomon Eclectus Parrots have stunning red plumage with dark blue under-wing coverts. They also have a band running to the nape that is dark blue. Females have dark blue, green-edged primary coverts and primary flight feathers like the male, as well. Their irises are a light yellow-white color. solomon island eclectus for sale
Are female Eclectus parrots good pets?
Temperament, Diet, and Care Tips
Charming, eye-catching, and intelligent, eclectus parrots are captivating birds that make impressive pets. Their beautiful colors, talking ability, and lovable personalities have established this bird as one of the most popular pet parrots.
How long do Solomon Island Eclectus parrots live?
There are 10 subspecies total in the world but only 4 here is the US: the red-sided Eclectus, the Vosmaeri Eclectus, the grand Eclectus and the Solomon Islands Eclectus parrots. Their life span in captivity is 20-30 but in the wild up to 50 years.
Which is better male or female Eclectus?
Their color differences mimic their personalities. Females are feistier and can be aggressive, while males are more docile. Still compared to other parrots, eclectus parrots of both sexes are gentler and calmer, says Quesenberry. solomon island eclectus for sale
Do female Eclectus parrots talk?
Both male and female Eclectus parrots are excellent talkers. They are equally intelligent and have the same capacity for learning vocabulary.
Are eclectus parrots good pets?
Eclectus are a friendly and docile type of parrot. They make especially great pets for people who like calm and pretty birds. Eclectus aren’t the right pet for every bird lover, though. If you have a calm house with a steady routine, you may be right for an Eclectus.
How often should I bathe my Eclectus?
Eclectus parrots should be allowed to bathe daily—or at least every second day—in their bathing bowl. They also love to be bathed with a handheld spray bottle on the mist setting. Just make sure to only bathe them during daytime hours. In the summer, completely soak your parrot in water about 2 times a week.
What do eclectus parrots eat?
General guidelines for most Eclectus parrots can be found below: 30-70% premium commercial parrot pelleted diet • 20-40% vegetables (recommended vegetables include: capsicum, broccoli, chili, corn, carrot, zucchini, squash, spinach, pumpkin, sweet potato, beans and peas), native vegetation and sprouted seed.