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The Great Alexander parrot (Psittacula eupatria) is a species of medium-sized parrot native to Southeast Asia.


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The Great Alexander Parrot

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It is named after Alexander The Great who introduced it to Europe.

It can be found in India, Sri Lanka, eastern Afghanistan, Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia Thailand and Laos. They live in forests and savannahs in groups.

It can be found in literature or in other countries under the name: the Alexandrine Parakeet, Alexandrian Parrot, etc.

Feeding Parrot The Great Alexander

They feed on various mixtures of seeds according to the species, fruits and vegetables, sprouted food, etc.

They can be fed with some homemade food (e.g. egg and bread, egg with seeds, fruit salad, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, peanuts, walnuts, almonds, etc.).

Preferably nuts or hazelnuts to give them with peel or a little cracked to get the core themselves.

Attention, almonds should be given in small quantities.

Water should not be missing. Daily must have fresh water. If you offer them a large enough Bowl they will try to wash themselves in it.

Features Parrot The Great Alexander

The Great Alexander parrot has a length of 60cm, the wings have a dark red spot. Males have a black ring at the neck. The beak is red and the legs are grey.

In captivity they are very active birds. They have a strong voice and are very curious. They are full of energy and very robust. They really like water and to bathe.

They are very fond of pet birds and amaze with their intelligence. They have the ability to learn various tricks and other sounds and imitate the human voice with ease. Once accustomed to the human hand they are very gentle, friendly and playful.

They are attached to the master and are generally not afraid because they are intelligent.

The cage must have the minimum dimensions of 60x60x100cm. Pay attention when you let them fly because it is a bird that walks on the floor, on the carpet, etc. Many people when entering the room where the bird flies look up after it !

In the cage you have to put toys and wooden twigs that they can gnaw. These birds love to gnaw various sticks.

Periodically, depending on the number of parrots it is good to wash the sticks on which the birds sit and cage so as not to get sick parrot. I guess you wouldn't like to live in the bathroom.

A healthy parrot is a parrot that has clear and clean eyes, that cleans its feathers and looks clean, that has energy and eats normally.

It is not recommended to be kept with other birds as it can become aggressive towards them. Between parrots of the same species there are no problems except perhaps during the breeding season. After domestication they become very attached to people.

Psittacula eupatria eupatria,

Psittacula eupatria avensis,

Psittacula eupatria magnirostris,

Psittacula eupatria nipalensis,

Psittacula eupatria siamensis.

Breeding Parrot The Great Alexander

Reproduction is easy. Parrots generally have no special demands or conditions.

A spacious cage, a nest and the rest they take care of. It rarely happens that a pair does not like each other.

During mating they become more aggressive. Mating begins in February after which the female lays between 2 and 4 eggs.

The incubation period is about a month. After about eight weeks the chicks come out of the nest and it is recommended not to take them immediately from their parents to learn from them.

The average life span is 20-30 years, but if they are well cared for they can live even longer.

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