Before You Buy
We offer a seven-day health guarantee on our handfed birds. A mandatory educational care sheet will be gone over at time of purchase. You must provide your bird with suitable shelter, food, water, vitamins and minerals from time of purchase.
We suggest that within three days (72 hours) of purchase, you bring your bird to an avian vet for a complete examination. This is at the cost of the pet owner. Should any health problem occur or be discovered, inform us IMMEDIATELY, with a written report otherwise the health guarantee is void. Any veterinary fees at this point need to be cleared by Exotic Wings & Pet Things Inc.
The health guarantee does not apply if there is another bird in your home that was not purchased from Exotic Wings & Pet Things Inc. or if the bird leaves the store unclipped.
We cannot guarantee the gender or temperament of your bird. Our handfed birds are tame but may take some time to adjust to their new surroundings. The more time is spent socializing with your pet bird after they have settled into your household, the better your relationship with your pet will be. After the seven day period any warranty will be at the discretion of Exotic Wings & Pet Things Inc.
|Common Name||Red Bellied Parrot|
|Latin Name||Poicephalus rufiventris|
|Average Lifespan||30 Years|
|Average Length||9 Inches|
|Average Weight||113 - 140 Grams|
|Song Type||Whistles, Mimics|
Noise Level & Talking Ability
Red Bellies are fairly quiet birds but can have their moments. Red bellied parrots are great talkers. They can make a variety of noises and sounds as well as mimic human words. Red bellies can also learn to whistle.
The Red-bellied Parrot is a small parrot. It is a mostly greenish and grey bird with the green being more prominent over its lower surfaces and the grey more prominent over its upper surfaces. Adult birds have green feathers covering the upper portions of their legs, red irises and dark grey beaks.
While Red bellies can be nippy at times once you earn their respect it is well worth it. Those who favor the Red-bellied parrot believe it is more social and a better talker than other Poicephalus parrots. These birds have been described as being the life of the party. They are spunky and active birds that often dominate other birds around them. Red-bellied parrots are show off's in front of company. Unlike some parrots that clam up, this bird will jabber on in front of strangers. Red-bellied parrots have the comical, playful, and animated personality of larger parrots.
Pellets should make up 60% of the diet. Fresh fruits and veggies, and other healthy chop mixes should make up 30% of the diet, and seed should only make up 10% as a treat.
They are an interesting bird that thrives in routine and become accustomed to the habits of their owners. Red Bellied Parrots will require daily handling and tend to bond to one or two people if both parties are providing equal amounts of attention. Red Bellied parrots require a large cage that is sturdy as they have a strong beak and like to chew on cage bars.
|Age of Maturity||2 Years|
|Breeding Aviculture||Not Very Common|
|Average Clutch Size||3 Eggs|
|Nest Box||L-Box 16 x 8 inches|
|Breeding Life||20 Years|
Stable - Least Concern