• Jan 14, 2020

the Zheltoloby jumping parrot Cyanoramphus auriceps
Group
Popugayeobraznye's
Family
Popugayevye's
Sort
the Jumping parrots

APPEARANCE of the ZHELTOLOBY JUMPING PARROT

the Long-tailed parrot with a length of body up to 23 cm and up to 95 гр. The main coloring of a body dark green, a strip over nostrils and spots from two parties from надхвостья a bright red color, a forehead yellowish-golden. A beak gray-blue with a dark tip, paws gray. An iris at a polovozrely male orange, at a female brown. There is no sexual dimorphism in a color, however the beak and the head of males are, usually, more powerful. Baby birds are painted as well as adult individuals, however a color more dim.

Life expectancy more than 10 years.

the AREA of DWELLING of the ZHELTOLOBY JUMPING PARROT AND LIFE IN the NATURE

the Look is an endemic of islands of New Zealand. Once the look was widespread on all New Zealand, however after on the territory of the state some predatory mammals were delivered, birds very much suffered from them. The damage to habitats put as well the person. But, despite it, this species of parrots quite often meets in New Zealand. Wild population totals up to 30,000 individuals.

Most often prefer to lodge in forests, but also can meet on mountain meadows and also on islands. To stick to crowns, and in search of food go down below. On small islands where there are no predators, often go down on the earth in search of food. Meet in couples or small flocks. The diet consists generally of various seeds, leaves, kidneys and flowers. Eat also invertebrate animals.

REPRODUCTION of the ZHELTOLOBY JUMPING PARROT

the Season of reproduction falls on October — December. For nesting of a bird look for the suitable place — crevices between stones, holes, old hollows. There the female postpones from 5 — until 10 white eggs. The incubatory period lasts 19 days. Baby birds leave a nest completely having feathered at the age of 5 — 6 weeks. They keep near parents of 4 — 5 more weeks to full independence.

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