• Jan 14, 2020


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Longipennate parrots


Congolese longipennate parrot


Length of a body of a Congolese parrot — from 25 to 29 cm

the Taurus of a parrot is painted, generally in green color. The top part of a trunk blackish-brown, bordered with green feathers. The back is lemon, and the paunch is decorated with azure strokes. "Panties", bend of wings and forehead orange-red. Podkhvostye black-brown color. Nadklyuvye reddish (tip black), podklyuvya black. Around eyes — gray rings. Red-orange iris of the eye. Dark gray pads.
to the Fan cannot distinguish a male from a female as all distinctions consist in a shade of color of an iris. Eyes of males red-orange, and eyes of females — orange-brown.

Congolese parrots live up to 50 years.


of the Congolese parrot can be seen in the Western and Central Africa. They live in tropical rainforests at the height up to 3700 meters above sea level.

Eat Congolese parrots fruits of an olive palm tree, a nogoplodnik and pine nuts.


Character and temperament

Congolese parrots quiet and appeasable. They do not require a lot of attention, and sometimes it is quite enough to them just to see owner comfortably to feel.

Some experts claim that Congolese parrots so precisely imitate the speech of people that are capable to support a conversation not worse жако.

Is devoted, tender and playful pets.

Maintenance and leaving

the Cage has to be surely equipped with toys (for large parrots) and a swing. In this case parrots will find, than to occupy itself.

the Congolese parrot always has to gnaw something therefore by all means provide it with branches.

These birds adore bathing, however washing under a shower will hardly please them. It is better to spray the pet from a spray (fine dispersion). And in a cage it is necessary to put a kupalka.

If you choose by
a cage, stop on the spacious and strong all-metal product equipped with the safe lock. The cage has to be rectangular, rods — horizontal.

Carefully choose the place for a cage: it has to be protected from a draft. Arrange a cage at the level of eyes, one party has to adjoin a wall that the parrot felt more comfortably.

of the Congolese parrot needs to be released to do some flying in the safe room.

Maintain by
purity in a cage or the open-air cage. The bottom of a cage is cleaned daily, half of the open-air cage — 2 times a week. Drinking bowls and feeding troughs wash daily.


the Obligatory element of a diet of a Congolese parrot — vegetable fat, they got used to oil-bearing crops. Surely place fresh branches in a cage, otherwise the bird will gnaw everything (including metal).

Before reproduction and during incubation and cultivation of baby birds are necessary for a Congolese parrot protein feeds of animal origin.

All the year round have to be present at a diet vegetables and fruit.

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