• Jan 14, 2020

 ryzhegolovy belobryukhy parrots

Ryzhegolovy belobryukhy parrot Pionites leucogaster
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Belobryukhy parrots

APPEARANCE

Korotkokhvosty parrots with a length of body up to 24 cm and up to 170 гр. Coloring of wings, back and tail grassy-green, breast and belly white. A neck, a forehead and a nape from yellow to reddish-brown. Okologlaznichny ring pinkish-white. Eyes are red-brown, paws pink-gray. The beak is powerful, corporal color. Young individuals are painted a little differently — on the red site of the head feathers dark, on a white stomach of an impregnation of yellow feathers, paws more gray, an iris more dark. The interesting fact is that under ultra-violet lighting plumage of the head and nape of these parrots shines. The sexual dimorphism is not expressed.

Life expectancy of 25 — 40 years.

the AREA of DWELLING AND LIFE IN the NATURE

Lives in the northeast of Brazil, in Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. The look is rather widespread in the protected areas. The look contains 3 subspecies differing in coloring elements. Prefer tropical forests, often keep at water. To usually stick to crowns. Meet in small packs up to 30 individuals, sometimes in the company other species of parrots.

Eat, generally seeds, fruit and berries. Sometimes damage agricultural grounds.

REPRODUCTION

the Nested season begins in January. 2 — 4 eggs nest in hollows, in a laying usually. The incubatory period of 25 days, a laying are hatched only by a female. The male can substitute it for some time. At the age of 10 weeks baby birds become independent and leave a nest. Parents some time feed up them.

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