Eclectus Parrot: the Chatty Stunning Bird!

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Published on September 9, 2022 | Animals, Conservation, Nature

Eclectus-ParrotEclectus parrot is known for their ability to chat with a human. Therefore, this makes the bird becomes admired by many people.

The Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus) is a parrot native to the Solomon IslandsSumbaNew Guinea, and nearby islands, northeastern Australia, and the Maluku Islands (Moluccas).

Speech & Sound

Eclectus parrots generally are not prone to excessive noisiness. They can be pretty vocal and are capable of developing an extensive vocabulary.

Their Unique Feather


Their feathers do not have a distinct outline like the feathers of other birds; Eclectus parrots look as if they are covered with fine fur, along with their day-glow colors. It results in an astounding effect.

Eclectus are dimorphic. It means that there are visual distinctions between the sexes. Males are a bright green and have a horn-colored beak, with a splash of bright blue on the wing and a bright red underwing. The females are stunning red with a deep violet belly and a black beak.

What is an Eclectus favorite food?

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Green Eclectus parrot sitting on a branch with green leaves in Zoo

Eclectus Parrots need more fruits/vegetables than other parrots. It can be consists of about 80% soft foods, such as fresh or thawed-out frozen fruits, vegetables, and soaked seeds. They enjoy corn-on-the-cob, banana, mango, apple, pear, passion fruit, berries, cantaloupe, and watermelon.

How long does an Eclectus live?


Some sources consider the lifespan to be 30 years. It might be even longer in a conservation place like Bali Safari.

What is special about this bird?

Eclectus parrots are intelligent, gentle birds that become welcome members of the family due to their tranquil nature. They are pretty good with children, though they will not tolerate frantic activity or constant disturbing noise.

We all should responsible for this beautiful creature not only for the Eclectus Parrot but also for the other animals.