Red-Belly Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris)
The Red-Belly Parrot inhabit the savannah's of Eastern Africa.
Female Red Bellied Parrots are grey with a deep forest green belly, males are grey on the back with a brilliant red belly, and tinges of red on the neck and forehead.
Size - Weight:
Mature birds are about 22cm (8.6 in). Weight 113-142g (4-5 oz) .
These birds are extremely social and will often show off with new words, whistles, and phrases they have added to their vocabulary. If the Red-Bellied Parrot gets out of the cage regularly, it will be more apt to try relationships with more people and other animals.
Red-Bellied Parrots are very interested in any activity they can do with their humans.
They enjoy toys with bells, and will ring them to get your attention. They are greatly
interested in any moving object inside or outside.
20 - 25 years, dependant on nutrition and care
The information provided here is a quick profile of the species and by no means complete.
More comprehensive information can be obtained from many other sites on the internet.
Working nest box
Chicks in nest box
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