Lorikeet

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Lorikeet for sale

 

Lorikeet for sale,they have brush tipped tongues that help sweep food into the mouth. They also eat small insects and are important pollinators of many trees, including coconut palms. Lories have shorter tails but are similar and belong to the same subfamily.

Lories and lorikeets are very playful birds. They love to play with people, toys, and whatever else they can get their “beaks” onto! Lorikeets like to be very active and love to perform lots of antics, from just showing off in general to swinging upside down on bars, perches and swings.

The lorikeet is among the most spectacular and variable of the group, with 21 races scattered over the southwestern Pacific. Most races of this 150-gram (5-ounce) species have red bills, blue heads, green wings, and black feet, though the colour and pattern of the chest, neck, and belly vary dramatically. Screeching, chattering flocks feed in the upper canopy and nest in hollow trees, sometimes in the company of flocks of other fruit and nectar-eating species. At night they gather, sometimes by the thousands, in communal roosts.

 

Caring for a Lorikeet (for sale)

 

Lorikeets are excellent pets for those who have plenty of free time to spend with them. Lorikeets love to play and need to be provided with plenty of toys to keep their minds and beaks busy.

These birds need a large flight cage or aviary. The minimum size for a cage should 4 feet long by 2 feet wide and 3 feet tall. The cage should be sturdy, metal construction—steer clear of wooden cages, which can be torn apart by their beaks.

While cleaning up after any pet bird can be quite a mess, lorikeets can get messy due to their liquid-based diets. When choosing a location for a lorikeet’s cage, it’s essential to place the cage in an area where there is no carpet and where the floors and walls can be easily wiped clean. Many people line their walls with plastic sheeting to protect their walls due to the bird droppings. This smart species can be potty trained to control where the bird does its toileting.

Since a lorikeet’s diet consists mainly of sugary nectars that are prone to bacterial growth, clean their food cups within two hours of feeding to prevent bacterial infections.

 

Temperament of a Lorikeet

 

Lorikeets are lovely, caring birds noted for their comical behaviors and welcoming personalities. These birds are generally amiable, easy to socialize, and enjoy interaction with their human keepers.

During their training, feed these young birds by hand. They will develop accustomed to human touch and may become less agitated.

This bird has a high level of intelligence and can learn tricks and other actions. Because it is so intelligent, it is also a skilled escape artist.
Cage door locks are required.
The majority of lories get along nicely with other bird species, however they can be quite territorial and jealous.

 

Speech and Vocalizations

Rainbow lorikeets are excellent talkers, and they can learn to say many words and phrases. They are noisy birds and have a high-pitched tone with frequent squawks. Their sometimes shrill vocaizations can be abrasive and unpleasant to some people. This bird is not the ideal pet for people who have close neighbors who are sensitive to loud sounds.

Exercise

Lorikeets are very active birds, so they require plenty of exercise to maintain optimal health. A lorikeet needs a large cage so that they have room to climb and fly. This bird needs a minimum of 3 to 4 daily hours of supervised, out-of-cage playtime for good physical and emotional health.

Rainbow lorikeets love to play and need to be provided with plenty of toys to keep their minds and beaks busy. They are avid chewers, stock up on destructible toys made of safe woods so that they can exercise their beaks.

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