- Jan 14, 2020
the Jumping parrots or kakarik received the name with an ulterior motive. They really move on soil including jumps. Besides, they are called still goat as sounds which they make bear a faint resemblance to bleating. Kakarika in translation from language of Maori (New Zealand) "the little parrot" and this general name means for the jumping parrots. As well as the name at a bird unusual, and these parrots are interesting to the unusual, different from other average parrots, by behavior.
They are quite quiet and silent birds, from them you will not hear heart-rending infinite shouts. However they move much at what on any surfaces, on a cage or the open-air cage can move quietly headfirst. Flight at them heavy, they go more willingly, like to manage for a while in flowerpots with flowers, meeting the natural desire to dig. It is important to watch that the open-air cage and a cage were densely closed as these birds very easily find a way out through the slightest crack. The jumping parrots eat from a pad.
To Europe these birds for the first time delivered in 1872, and they got to Russia only in 1975. Now these birds can often be seen at fans, they stand still 4 in popularity among small parrots. Selectors removed a quantity of colors.
can Quietly get on with others, even smaller, bird species. Are not aggressive to other birds though from a feeding trough can drive away.
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of Abilities to imitation of the speech. From shortcomings, perhaps, it is possible to note more liquid dung because of features of a diet and frequent problems with plumage (long molts). The jumping parrots enough independent a bird and up to the end to tame them it will not turn out.
Keeping of the jumping parrots (kakarik) in house conditions
the Best for birds will be pair contents. The spacious long cage will be suitable for their contents, and the open-air cage with sizes of 85х55х90 cm is better. It should not stand under direct sunshine, on a draft or near heating devices. On a bottom it is possible to fill special sand or granules, the bird with pleasure will dig out filler in search of a forage. In a cage have to be established suitable by the size and thickness of a pole with bark. If there is an opportunity — establish special poles for grinding of claws, otherwise you should cut to a bird claws. It is better to place feeding troughs at the bottom of a cage, they have to be heavy that the bird did not turn them. Place a drinking bowl with water above. It is also possible to place several toys, ropes that the bird could entertain herself in your absence in a cage. But walk out of a cage will be the best entertainment for these birds. Provide to the feathery pet safe space, these parrots can easily be hooked by a claw for a curtain or a carpet and to dislocate or break a paw. It is better to make the safe stand for a bird, to place there toys, several flowerpots with the plants allowed for eating are possible.
Food of the jumping parrots (kakarik) of
In food of these parrots is some differences. The diet has to consist for 60 — 70% from juicy and soft forages. It have to be the resolved fruit and vegetables, very much they love various seasonal berries. Offer birds half-cooked porridges without additives, germinated and tired grain. Do not forget about a grain forage (will be suitable for average parrots, but without sunflower seeds), it is necessary for birds too. In a cage also there have to be a mineral mix, chalk and sepia. For juicy and soft forages have to be a separate feeding trough which is easy for washing. At soft forages an expiration date small therefore everything that did not eat a bird needs to be removed after a while. Nutlets can be offered birds only as delicacy.
Cultivation of the jumping parrots (kakarik) of
the Jumping parrots quite not bad get divorced in bondage. For cultivation pick up heterosexual birds, they have to be not younger the years refading healthy and moderately well-fed. During cultivation even tame birds can show aggression. Better for this time to place ooh in the quiet and secluded place at the level of eyes of the person. It is in advance necessary to prepare a nested lodge. As the posterity can be numerous, the lodge has to be with sizes of 25х25х38 cm, with a diameter a letka of 7 cm. In two weeks prior to suspension of a lodge, birds need to be prepared. It is for this purpose gradually increased light day till 14 o'clock by means of artificial lighting. We enter forages (boiled egg) rich with protein and germinated forages into a diet.
we Suspend a lodge with filler (it can be shaving of deciduous trees, coconut soil). These birds very much suffer from dry air, it is necessary to maintain humidity at the level of not less than 60%. For maintenance of humidity in a nest the female has to bathe often and with the plumage to bring moisture in a nest. After emergence of the first egg, proteinaceous food from a diet needs to be removed. After appearance of the first baby bird — to return to a diet. Young baby birds leave a nest operenny at the age of 1.5 months. Parents feed up them still some time.