Adult MaleCredit: © Greg Atkinson | License: ShutterStock
Care in Captivity
Sweet disposition, tame; will tolerate other species outside the breeding season.
Fairly common in Australia, less so elsewhere.
Walk-in enclosure, minimum length 3m (9.8 ft).
Small seed mix such as: canary, oats, safflower and a bit of hemp; spray millet; limited sunflower seed, dry, soaked or sprouted; sprouted or cooked beans and pulses; boiled maize; green leaves such as: Swiss chard, lettuce, sowthistle, dandelion, chickweed; vegetables such as: carrot, celery, zucchini, squash, green beans and peas in the pod; fruit such as: apple, pear, banana, cactus fruits, oranges; nuts such as: lightly cracked hazelnuts, pecans and roasted peanuts; complete pellet.
Nest Box Size:
Nest box or nesting log.
10g (3.5 oz)
171-247g (6.0-8.6 oz)
172-192g (6.0-6.7 oz)
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