Traits of Yellow Headed Parrots
Thinking of owning a parrot of your own? Why not try to own a Yellow headed parrot? They are one of the most well-known pets because of their markings that are quite striking. They even come in a more greenish hue at times, and red hue patches on their wings. Mostly are from the south like, Belize, Honduras and Guatemala. It is just sad that because they commonly are located in habitats like, mangrove swamps, subtropical forests, savannahs or even land cultivated and trees are available for nesting, they are on the list of our endangered species. This is the cause of illegal trade and deforestation of our wildlife, and the effects would make them loose their homes.
These birds are at a high cost now a day since they are quite popular with their vocalizing abilities and strengths. Although they maybe second best with African Grey parrots, which is considered to be the best talker, some Yellow headed parrots do talk excellently, but some don’t speak at all. Yet in turn, Yellow headed ones, do measure up with African Grey’s when compared with their funny side, activeness, and intelligence as a whole. These breed like to be the center of attention and make loud sounds and be very playful at times. They are even tagged as the nosiest parrots in the Amazon. In training these birds, there is a big chance to change their shouting to talking. You need to also air them out and let them fly as often, to let them exercise too. They need to be athletic and know their surroundings. Give them something they could place their beak under, like toys or treats like branches.
Did you know that these Yellow headed parrots could grow up to fifteen inches in height? However, commonly the female species grow a bit smaller than the males. They have the ability to use their beaks for holding and cracking nuts and seeds. They even make use of their beaks like hands. They climb and survey their surroundings with their beaks and their feet having two toes in front and back. It is easier for them to take hold of their food with these.
They can eat fruits of different types, nuts, blossoms, even berries of sorts, as well as leaf buds. At home, you can feed them a number of different food types, fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, pellet foods and the like. Prioritize their nourishment first before everything else, because this is the foundation a strong parrot. As good and understanding owners, you need to be obligated and accountable with your pets since they will indeed grow strong and will be able to help you out on some things and especially make you happy.
Furthermore, these parrots live so long as eighty years, so this means you have to have dedication just like raising a child. Make the most of it and show your family how to care for your pets, so they may be able to adapt with you way of life at home.
Source by Daphne Salazar