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Orange-winged Amazon  (Amazona amazonica)

Also Known As: Orange-winged Parrot
 
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Orange-winged Amazon

Credit: © Ian Montgomery | http://birdway.com.au


 
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Care in Captivity
Pet Suitability:
Affectionate, playful, with good talking ability; will quickly bond with people. May be noisy.

Captive Status:
Quite common

Longevity:
50-60 yrs

Housing:
Aviary or suspended enclosure, minimum length 3m (9.8 ft).

Diet:
Fruit such as: apple, pear, orange, cactus fruits, pomegranate, etc, forming about 30 percent of diet; vegetables such as: carrots, celery, green peas and beans, corn; green leaves such as: Swiss chard, lettuce, dandelion; spray millet, small seed mixture low on oily and sunflower seeds; cooked beans and pulses; cubes of hard cheese (limited); complete kibble.

Enrichment:
Provide lots of bird-safe wood and leather chew toys, puzzle toys, food foraging toys, swings, ladders; bathing and companionship.

Nest Box Size:
Vertical box, 12" x 12" x 24" (30.5cm x 30.5cm x 61cm).

Clutch Size:
3 or 4

Incubation Time:
25 days

Fledging Age:
8 weeks

Hatch Weight:
Not available

Peak Weight:
Not available

Weaning Weight:
Not available

More Info Sites:
http://www.birdcare.com.au/orange_winged_amazon.htm

http://www.avianweb.com/orangewingedamazon.html