The various species of parrot share many traits. The following paragraphs give a broad overview of what you can expect to encounter in the various life stages of your pet birds. Some species will have quirks not covered here, but in general the pattern outlined below applies to all types of parrot. In the wild, most species of parrot lay their eggs in tree hollows.
A shelter is advisable. TYPE OF DIET: Seeds and grains; sunflower, safflower, mixed canary, mixed millet, maize, wheat, etc; a daily mixed portion of fruit and vegetable, apple, orange, grapes, berries, corn-on-the-cob, peas, celery, cabbage, carrot, cabbage, chickweed and other wild food as available. Wholemeal bread and milk, and germinated seed should be given during the breeding season; a lot of cuttlefish is eaten or wasted and should always be available. The tails of hens are shorter than those of the cocks, but those of immatures are still shorter. Initial filler of crumbled rooted wood and soft sieved sand, with offcuts of wood placed inside which the hen will quickly reduce to nest litter. Only the hen incubates.
The Important Stages (key milestones) in the Life of a Parrot
The Alexandrine Parakeet is a green bird with red accents on the beak and wings. They are characterized by their color and their very loud noises. The terms Alexandrine Parrot and Alexandrine Parakeet are used interchangeably.