Regent parrot Polytelis anthopeplus
Animals in our sanctuary
Olzo was seized by government agencies at the airport. She and many other birds were discovered as ‘merchandise’ for the illegal trade.
- tot 42 cm
- Zaden, bessen en fruit
- tot 120 g
- 15 - 20 jaar/ans/years
- 21 dagen broedtijd
- Bossen van onder andere Eucalyptus
Where does he feel most at home?
The blue-winged parrot loves to live in the forests of Southern Australia and Tasmania, especially forests with eucalyptus trees.
What's his favourite food?
They love to eat seeds, berries and fruit.
This breed was named by the ornithologist Heinrich Kuhl as ‘Psittacus chrysostomus’, because of the bit of yellow above its beak; Chrysos means ‘golden’ and stoma means ‘mouth’.Adopt this Regent parrot