Parrot Rosella is an amazingly beautiful bird
Rosella is a parrot with a wonderful scaly color of feathers. He has a long stepped tail with the same central feathers. On average, the size of the parrot rosella reaches 30 centimeters. Legs and beak - dark brown color, belly - yellow, flanks and edges of the tail - blue. Head, podhvoste, neck and chest red, and feathers from the upper back - with a yellow-green border. The eyes of these birds are dark brown. Due to its variegated plumage, the parrot rosella looks charming. Therefore, every year its popularity increases.
Fly these birds in a peculiar way. They very quickly wiggle, although they move with a relatively small speed. Adult parrots from young individuals are very easy to distinguish: youngsters have a dull color. These birds are native to Australia.
If you properly approach to education, you can teach them to speak different words and even humming light songs. Parrots have a very gentle, but loud voice. To better accustom the bird, it must be taken with a chick, so the parrot rozella quickly get used to the person and will be more susceptible to learning.
If you are going to buy this amazing representative of the fauna, then you should know that for a comfortable existence in captivity, it should have a large cage or aviary (dimensions 4x1.5 m). This is a necessary condition, since these birds need constant flights. If you limit the space, the parrot Rosella will die faster, and even the offspring, most likely, he will not.
Keep the bird in a dry and clean room. Parrots need to take sunbathing. In the winter, when the days are short, you need to extend the light time to eighteen hours a day. Parrots like to swim very much, so their dwelling should have a suitable capacity filled with clean water. It is best to keep them at a temperature of +10 to +20 degrees. The humidity level should not exceed 70%.
The main food is cereals. In addition, it is necessary to include in the diet more animal feed and vitamins - for example, flour worms, bloodworms or egg mixture. This is very important for the normal functioning of the parrot organism. It is advisable to periodically give them a bite of twigs. The rate of food per day is 2 tbsp. l. stern.
Nest such parrots twice a year. For reproduction in the enclosure, it is best to leave one pair. The female of its chicks hatchs slightly more than three weeks. The hatched birds are covered with rather thick down, but they are blind. First they are fed only by a female, and after a few days the male begins to deal with this matter. At the age of about 30 days they leave their nest, but under the care of their parents remain for another 3 weeks. Sexual maturity is reached at the age of one and a half years.
Parrot Rosella: the price and features of choice
When choosing a bird for yourself as a pet, pay attention to its appearance. The price will largely depend on this. Plumage should be neat, without teardrops, and the parrot cheerful. On average, one such bird costs 4,800 rubles.