• Jan 14, 2020

 the Zelenoshcheky redtailed parrot On a photo: Zelenoshcheky redtailed parrot (Pyrrhura molinae)

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Redtailed parrots

APPEARANCE of the ZELENOSHCHEKY REDTAILED PARROT

An average long-tailed parrot with a length of body up to 26 cm and with an average weight about 60 — 80 гр. Main color of a body green, head from above gray-brown. Cheeks of a zelenyez an eye a gray spot, a breast gray with longitudinal strips. Lower part of a breast and belly olive-green. On a paunch there is a red spot. Podkhvostye turquoise. Ховст brick-red, swing feathers in wings blue. Okologlaznichny ring white and naked, beak gray-black, eyes brown, paws gray. Both floors are painted equally. 6 subspecies which differ in an area of dwelling and elements of coloring are known.
Life expectancy at the correct leaving about 12 — 15 years.

the AREA of DWELLING AND LIFE IN the NATURE of the ZELENOSHCHEKY REDTAILED PARROT

Lives everywhere in Brazil and also in the northeast of Bolivia the northwest of Argentina. Stick to dense woody low-lying sites. Often visit the outskirts of the woods, savannas. Are noticed also in the foothills of the Andes at the height up to 2900 m above sea level.
Out of a season of reproduction keep in packs from 10 to 20 individuals. Are fed usually in tops of trees.
In a diet dry small seeds, fruit, flowers, berries and nuts.

REPRODUCTION of the ZELENOSHCHEKY REDTAILED PARROT

The season of reproduction falls on February. Nests arrange in cavities and hollows of trees. In a laying usually 4 — 6 eggs which are hatched only by a female within 22 — 24 days. The male during an incubation яи feeds and protects a female and a nest. Baby birds leave a nest at the age of 7 weeks. Parents feed up them about 3 more weeks to full independence.

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