Western Corella landing
Credit: © Cheryl Moore
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Care in Captivity
May be noisy and slightly aggressive to other birds. Has ability to mimic. Will bond strongly to owner.
May live more than 50yrs.
Walk-in enclosure, minimum length 4.5m (14.7 ft).
Mix of small seeds such as: canary, oats, safflower, millet spray; limited soaked, dry or sprouted sunflower; sprouted beans and pulses, cooked butterbeans and lentils; green leaves such as: Swiss chard, lettuce, sowthistle, dandelion, chickweed, and others; vegetables such as: corn, carrot, celery, zucchini, squash, green beans and peas in the pod; fruit such as: apples, oranges, pears, bananas, cactus fruits and others; nuts such as: walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans and roasted peanuts; complete pellet.
Provide lots of wood and vegetable tanned leather bird-safe chewable items (fir, pine, willow or elder, sterlized pine cones).
Nest Box Size:
90cm (35.1") log with internal diameter of 35cm (13.6").
3 to 5
23 or 24 days.
17g (0.6 oz)
More Info Sites: http://www.deh.gov.au/cgi-bin/sprat/public/publicspecies.pl?taxon_id=25981