Amboina King Parrot Essay

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The Amboina King parrot is also known by several other names including the Moluccan King parrot, Ambon King parrot, Amboyna King parrot and to a lesser extent the Amboina Green Winged parrot. Originally found in the islands of Moluccas and New Guinea surrounding Indonesia the habitat of the Amboina King parrot is tropical and sub tropical, meaning that it is most comfortable in warm and moist conditions usually associated with thickly forested areas although they may be found in nearby plantations and farmlands as well.

Amboina King parrots are considered to be one of the most attractive species of parrots due to their bright and striking color combinations of their plumage. They are red in color with vibrant green wings and bright blue
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It is also recommended that within the training they are handled by more than just one person to avoid them becoming a one person bird who becomes aggressive if anybody else attempts to pick them up or play with them. A Jardine’s parrot can develop a nipping or biting habit if they are not carefully trained and looked after but this can be corrected easily with consistent handling, although it may well re-appear seasonally if the bird is …show more content…
They are acrobatic birds and enjoy learning new tricks. They are often seen running about and rolling around so are quite sturdy birds and although they fit in well with an average family environment they can have bad reactions to stress or a stressful environment, so it is good practice to move the bird around in its home environment to get comfortable in most places and also try and minimize your own stress when dealing with your parrot as they are highly intuitive and can pick up on subtle signs of stress and anxiety. A key to avoiding behavioral problems is to keep them entertained and this can be helped by providing them with a variety of toys for their amusement. Jardine’s love playing with toys and it is important that you rotate their toys to avoid repetitiveness and boredom. The type of toy is important also and you should definitely provide some toys with wood or bark on them so that they can chew and gnaw on them to keep their beak in good condition.

Jardine’s have the ability to mimic and in fact their ability is close to that of their larger cousin the African Grey. They are also accomplished whistlers but generally they are not considered loud birds but parrot standards. They have the ability to become impressive talkers but as with all parrots this comes down to the individual parrot as to if they talk and how

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