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    Dusk Parrot mainly inhabit forested areas, coastal lowland forest areas, plains with few trees, and sometimes go to farming areas for food. Distributed in northern South America, including Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and northern Brazil. Before the end of 1970, the number of Dusk Parrot in the parrot cage was very small. It was not until the 1980s and 90s that a large number of wild birds were exported from Guyana to Europe. However, the mortality rate of wild Dusk Parrot was extremely high, and most of them were imported to Europe. Even if European Dusk Parrot survive, they only live for a few weeks or months, so their numbers are still small. Severe deforestation and habitat destruction have led to a significant reduction in the number of Dusk Parrot, but the number of caged parrots internationally is not large. Many; they mainly inhabit rainforest lowlands, humid forests in hilly areas, coastal woodlands, tropical savannas, agricultural areas and other places, and do not like to inhabit open reclaimed land; in Venezuela their ethnic groups live from the sea level to the altitude In the area of ​​1000m, in the border area between Venezuela and Colombia, the ethnic group is active in the area of ​​1200-1800m above sea level; it is clustered, especially outside the breeding period, it is more common to find gathering bird activities, mainly foraging between branches .

    Appearance Characteristics of Dusk Parrot

    The Dusk Parrot is a small Pionnis parrot, which is noisier and less tolerant of other parrots. Compared to the other 4 common species of Pionees, Dusky parrots are rare. The color of the feathers of Dusky parrots is darker than that of bronze-winged parrots, with dark red and grayish brown as the main tone. Although the places with insufficient light look black, the special plumage of the Dusky parrots and bronze-winged parrots needs to be in a well-lit place in order to show their beauty. There is a simple method of distinguishing between the Dusk Parrot and the bronze-winged parrot: the beak of the Dusk Parrot is black with a yellow spot on the beak, unlike the bronze-winged parrot whose beak is completely pale yellow. There are no subspecies of Dusky parrots. Distributed in the northern Amazon River Basin, the number is widespread.

    The Dusk Parrot is a small Pionnis parrot with a body length of 24 cm and a weight between 200-212 grams. Compared to the other four common species of Paeonnis, Dusk Parrots are rare. The color of parrot feathers is darker than that of bronze-winged parrots, with dark red and grayish brown as the main tone. Although the light is not enough, it looks black, but the special plumage of Dusk Parrot and bronze-winged parrots needs to be in a well-lit place in order to play a beautiful charm. The Dusk Parrot and the bronze-winged parrot have a simple way of distinguishing between the two: the Dusk Parrot has a black beak with a yellow spot on the beak, unlike the bronze-winged parrot whose beak is completely pale yellow. The Dusk Parrot has no subspecies. This parrot also earned itself the title of “parrot eagle” because of the dark color of its natural feathers. The English name Dusky “Twilight” expresses its subtle illusion of color.

    Feeding Requirements for Dusk Parrot

    The Dusk Parrot were shy and sensitive when they were first introduced, and they will gradually adapt. Like other Pionus parrots, they need to pay more attention to environmental hygiene when raising them to prevent respiratory diseases due to mold infection. They need sufficient vitamin A, because, Pionus parrots who lack vitamin A will often cause diseases of the digestive system, respiratory tract and eyes. Therefore, daily vitamin A intake is very important. Because the number of cages is small, the results of reproduction are less common. The breeding cage should not be too small, because it may lead to excessive obesity. During the reproduction period, supplement the food with protein and vitamin A. Under normal circumstances, about 3-5 eggs will be produced at a time. The incubation period is about 26-28 days, and the chicks will develop feathers in about 70-80 days, and they may breed two or three times a year. Dusk Parrots mainly inhabit rainforest lowlands, humid forests in hilly areas, coastal woodlands, tropical savannas, agricultural areas and other places, and do not like to inhabit open reclaimed land.

    Before the end of 1970, the number of Dusk Parrot in the parrot cage was very small. It was not until the 1980s and 1990s that a large number of wild birds were exported from Guyana to Europe. However, the mortality rate of wild Dusk Parrot was extremely high, and most of them were imported to Europe. Even if European Dusk Parrot survive, they only live for a few weeks or months, so their numbers are still small. Severe deforestation and habitat destruction have led to a significant reduction in the number of Dusk Parrot, but the number of internationlly caged parrots is not large.

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