• Jan 14, 2020

 two black-headed belobryukhy parrots

Black-headed belobryukhy parrot Pionites melanocephala
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Belobryukhy parrots

APPEARANCE

the Korotkokhvosty parrot with a length of body up to 24 cm and up to 170 гр. The body which is brought down, thickset. Wings, nape and tail grassy-green. A breast and a belly white, on the head black "cap". From a beak under eyes and to a nape feathers are painted in ochroleucous color. Shins and internal feathers of a tail red. The beak is gray-black, an okologlaznichny ring naked, black-gray. Eyes are orange, paws gray.

there is no
of Sexual dimorphism. Young individuals on a breast and a stomach have impregnations of yellow feathers, and on hips green. Dark brown eyes.
of One of interesting lines of these birds is their position of a body — almost vertical that gives to a bird quite comical look.

Is known 2 subspecies which differ from each other in coloring elements.

Life expectancy — 25 — 40 years.

the AREA of DWELLING AND LIFE IN the NATURE

Lives in the east of Ecuador, the South of Colombia, the northeast of Peru, the North of Brazil and Guyana. Prefer tropical rainforests and savannas. Because of reduction of habitats are under the threat. Eat seeds of various plants, pulp of fruits, flowers and greens. Sometimes include insects in a diet and harm agricultural crops. Usually meet in couples, small packs up to 30 individuals.

REPRODUCTION

the Nested period in Guyana in December — February, in Venezuela — April, in Colombia — April, May, in Surinam — October and November. Nest in hollows. The laying from 2 — 4 eggs sits for a long time only a female. Incubatory period of 25 days. Baby birds leave a nest at the age of 10 weeks and some more weeks are fed up by parents.

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