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Eclectus – Rules To Live By

What have you heard about Eclectus parrots? That they are beautiful but quiet, perhaps a little dull? That they are sedentary — real perch potatoes? That they are an easy parrot to own?

By Elise Kaplan

It’s true that both the male Eclectus — with its emerald feathers and candy corn colored beak — and the female Eclectus, in shades of brilliant red and purple, possess extraordinary beauty. Nevertheless, a well-adjusted Eclectus is much more than just a pretty face. These birds possess intelligence, thoughtfulness and a surprising amount of energy. Those who know Eclectus vouch for these birds’ intelligence and liveliness — provided owners go the extra mile to provide a stimulating, healthy environment and meet their special needs.

Meet Their Wild Side
Our knowledge of how Eclectus parrots live in the wild is still fairly limited, but these parrots have been spotted living in large, colony-type groups.

**For the full article, pick up the July issue of BIRD TALK**

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i like this.its very informational
kymmi, new london, OH
Posted: 12/19/2007 12:28:04 PM
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