- Jan 14, 2020
- Jan 14, 2020
|Neraslutschnik Fischer||Agapornis fischeri|
the Look received the name in honor of the German doctor and the researcher of Africa Gustav Adolf Fischer.
Small korotkokhvosty popugaychik with a length of body no more than 15 cm and up to 58 гр. The main coloring of plumage of a body green, the head of the red-orange color passing into yellow to breasts. Nadkhvostye blue. The beak is massive, red, there is a light voskovitsa. Okologlaznichny ring white and naked. Paws are bluish-gray, eyes of brown color. The sexual dimorphism is not peculiar, it is impossible to distinguish on a color of a male and a female. Usually females have the large head with a beak, massive at the basis. Females are larger than males by the size.
The look was for the first time described in 1800. The number of modern population fluctuates within 290.000 — 1.000,000 individuals. The look is not threatened by extinction.
Fischer's nerazluchnik live in northern Tanzania at vicinities of Lake Victoria and in the east central Africa. Prefer to lodge in savannas, eating generally seeds of wild cereals, fruits of an acacia and other plants. Sometimes do harm to crops such as corn and millet. Out of the nested period live in small packs.
The nested period in the nature begins from January to April and in June — July. Nest in hollow trees and hollows at the height from 2 to 15 meters, most often colonies. The bottom гнездовья is covered with a grass, bark. The female carries nested material, inserting it between feathers on a back. In a laying usually 3 — 8 eggs of white color. They are hatched only by a female, the male feeds her at this time. Incubatory period 22 — 24 days. Baby birds are born helpless, covered with down. At the age of 35 — 38 days baby birds are ready to leave a nest, however parents feed up them still some time.
In the nature.