- Sep 19, 2019
- Jan 14, 2020
|Buroshapochny tolstoklyuvy parrot||Psilopsiagon aymara|
Small long-tailed parrots with a length of body of 20 cm and up to 45 гр. Both floors are painted equally. The main color of a body green, head brown-brown, breast gray. Males are usually larger than females, coloring at them can be brighter. Eyes are brown, pads pink-gray, a beak gray-pink.
Life expectancy up to 9 — 10 years at the correct contents.
Population is quite numerous and stable.
The area of dwelling of these parrots is covered central by Bolivia to northwest Argentina, perhaps these birds live also in the north of Chile. Prefer mountain regions of the Andes at the height of 1800 — 3000 m above sea level. Lodge in bushes and the woods in droughty areas around small villages and agricultural grounds.
Usually live in flocks up to 20 birds, keep near water, around agrolandscapes, flying from bushes and trees wavy flight. Chatter reminds that at rural swallows.
Eat on undersized bushes. In a diet seeds of wild-growing and cultural cereals, berries and fruit. Do not disdain also fallen down fruits, selecting them from the earth.
The nested period begins in November. For nests of a bird dig out poles on coast of the rivers, can also use for this purpose various cracks, poles, can nest in cactuses and old buildings. Sometimes are going for this purpose to small colonies. In a laying usually 4 — 5 eggs, sometimes to 10. Nasizhivaniye lasts 28 — 30 days. Baby birds leave a nest at the age of 6 — 7 weeks.
Unfortunately, these birds cannot often be met on sale, however, if you choose them as pets, you will not lose. They are very special. Something between a parrot and a songbird.
the Look belongs to moderately noisy. And, despite the small sizes, birdies quite bright and brisk.
It is better to contain heterosexual couple or several females as, at the small volume of a cage, birds can aggressively treat the relatives. They can send also larger birds though they in itself do not show very strong aggression. The couple very carefully and gently looks after one after another, gently chirp.
The western manufacturers at captive contents lodge buroshapochny parrots together with other small types — wavy, rozovobryukhy. A good point their sociality and sociability is also considered, they are quite not bad tamed even in couple. Can eat food from a pad. It is removed several color mutations of these birds, including lyutino (yellow).
of Abilities to imitation of the speech at these birds.
The long spacious rectangular cage with the minimum sizes in length of 70 cm will be suitable for contents in house conditions. If it is the spacious open-air cage — even better. Place a cage in the light room far away from drafts and heating devices. In a cage there have to be poles, feeding troughs, a drinking bowl. It is possible to place in the bird's dwelling of a toy, ropes, pets will estimate it. On a bottom you can fill filler or lay paper.
Offer birds a kupalka with water of room temperature. You can build the stand for carrying out by birds of time out of a cage. They very much like to fly, the movement is necessary for them.
For buroshapochny parrots industrial grain mix will be suitable for small parrots, offer also cones of a Senegalese millet, their klyuvik are capable to click seeds of a carthamus, hemp and a sunflower. Branches of trees with bark will also be a pleasant entertainment. For this purpose the birch, a willow, a linden, fruit-trees will approach. Previously scald branches boiled water not to bring to the house an infection or parasites. Besides these forages, include fruit, vegetables, greens, berries and germinated grain in a diet. Forages of animal origin should be given only during cultivation.
The spacious cage and a lodge with the minimum sizes of 17.8 cm x 17.8 cm x 30.5 cm will be suitable for cultivation
Before suspension of a lodge of birds it is necessary to prepare for cultivation in 2 weeks. It is gradually necessary to increase light day till 14 o'clock by means of artificial lighting.
Besides usual forages, it is necessary to enter forages (egg mix) rich with protein and germinated grain into a diet, it will help birds "to awaken" the reproductive system. In a cage also there have to be sources of calcium and minerals — mineral mix, sepia and chalk.
When birds will begin to copulate, we suspend the prepared lodge with sawdust. You can offer birds thin branches for construction of a nest. After wrecking of the first egg, from a diet we remove protein feed and again we enter it at appearance of the first baby bird. The female hatches a laying, the male all this time feeds her.
Baby birds are born after 28 — 30 days of a nasizhivaniye helpless and naked. After their plumage they leave a nest, and parents some time finish feeding them.