Eastern Rosella

Description

Eastern Rosella for sale

 

Eastern Rosella for sale.The Eastern Rosella is distinguished by a crimson head and breast, as well as a white cheek patch. The belly is a pale greenish yellow, while the tail is a greenish yellow. The back and wings are black with yellow edges. Blue on the outer wing and tail feathers. The two sexes are quite similar, except females often have less red on the head and breast. Females are frequently duller in color as well. Juveniles are identical to females but have green on the nape of the neck and crown.

The Golden-mantled Rosella, also known as Cecilia’s Rosella, is an active bird with excellent flying skills. Eastern Rosella enjoy playing, climbing, and chewing. They can be fairly noisy despite the fact that they are not terrific talkers. They are also highly robust, disease resistant, and simple to feed and care for. Eastern Rosellas are simple to breed after they have found a good spouse. All Rosellas, including the Golden-mantled Rosella and Cecilia’s Rosella, are quite active. They are a more difficult bird to tame, with extensive persistent strong training and personal engagement. As a result, they aren’t exactly regarded a beginner bird.

Rosellas are aggressive toward other rosellas, parakeets, and other parrot-like birds. It is not advisable to keep them together unless they are a breeding couple, or to keep them in adjacent aviaries or cages. They are so aggressive that if they are in the same cage, they would bite at the sides of the cage.

 

Care and Feeding of Eastern Rosella

 

Every day, fresh food and water must be provided.
Eastern Rosellas eat a variety of seeds and blossoms, berries and fruits, nuts, and leaf buds in the wild. They eat in the tree tops as well as on the ground. Their diet includes an excellent seed mixture supplemented with sprouted seed, various fruits, and green vegetables. You can also give them veggies and commercial pellets in addition of these items.

They also enjoy the same nutritious foods as people do, such as cooked chicken. Cooked beans, rice, and grains are also popular, but soft foods degrade in around 4 hours. A little millet spray here and there is a great treat. Grit with charcoal should also be provided to the Golden-mantled Rosella.

 

Social Behaviors

 

In the wild, these birds live in flocks of 8 to 20 birds in the winter, though they have been reported in groups of up to 100 birds on occasion. The males are particularly quarrelsome in the early spring when they pair up and establish breeding territories.
Eastern Rosellas are hostile toward other rosellas and parakeets, as well as other parrot-like birds, in captivity. It is not suggested that they be housed together unless they are a breeding pair. They are so aggressive that they will bite at the sides of their cages if kept in adjacent aviaries or cages.

 

Speech and Vocalizations of Eastern Rosellas

 

The Eastern Rosella’s contact call is similar to that of a high-pitched whistle. When disturbed, this bird may produce a loud sound as well as some gentler cries while feeding or roosting. This is a quiet bird that usually chatters, whistles, and squawks.

 

While this bird cannot learn to mimic human speech, it may learn to repeat a phrase or two that it hears frequently. An Eastern Rosella (for sale) can learn simple melodies that are repeated to it, and it will likely whistle along if you play a CD of whistling sounds or music.

 

Breeding/Reproduction

 

All rosellas are easily bred, and the Golden-mantled Rosella breeds twice a year on average. They make their nests in the hollows of trees or stumps in the wild. Each couple will require two nesting boxes to choose from.

Once the nest box is chosen, the female will lay four to nine eggs, with the average being five. The eggs are brooded by the female. The eggs hatch in 18 to 20 days and the chicks depart the nest in about 5 weeks.
They will stay with their parents for several months in the wild unless there is another mating, however it is recommended that you remove the young about a month after they are on their own in captivity.

Because the Australian government prohibits the importing of these lovely birds, many people believe that it is critical to keep the species from crossbreeding in order to ensure their existence. Despite the fact that rosellas easily cross-breed and that hybrids may exist in the wild, no more pure species will be imported into the United States.

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