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