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    Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrots are larger fig parrots, whose sex can be distinguished by their appearance. The male bird’s chest and abdomen are red, the female bird is blue-purple, and the plumage of the young bird is similar to that of the female bird. They mainly inhabit in humid lowland forests. They are also found in open woodlands, forest fringe areas and human settlements. The range of activities is usually in areas below 800m above sea level. They are active in pairs or small groups, and they are noisy and fruitful. Sometimes a large group of about 400 people gather on the edible trees. They move quickly and agilely. They often hang upside down between the branches to eat food. The main food is figs, nectar, insects, and fruits. It is easy to breed smaller fig parrots, but it has the same problem, that is, the mortality rate of young birds is high, and it is likely to die soon after hatching, or the parent bird does not feed the chicks. Paired reproduction is ideal. Sensitive to the inspection of the nest box, avoid frequently opening and turning the nest box, a litter lays 2 eggs, the young birds hatch after 19 days, and it takes about 2 months for the feathers to grow.

    Characteristics of Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrot

    Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrot are lively parrots, but they will be nervous and shy when they are reared. They are very sensitive during the adaptation period. It is recommended to reduce unnecessary disturbance and not easily change the environment. They cannot tolerate cold weather. The temperature should not be lower than 22 degrees. When the temperature difference is too large or the cold snap is introduced, the mortality and illness rate will be high. It is important to maintain environmental sanitation and provide nutritious and diversified foods. Vitamin K intake is especially necessary, various fruits and vegetables, nectar, seeds, grains, etc. Food, and powdered feed for lorikeets or fruit-loving birds is a good choice, which will greatly increase their survival rate, and the supply of vitamins will make them healthier, because Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrots are prone to unexplained death Therefore, sudden death, especially in wild birds, is very prone to this situation, and it takes a lot of care to take care of it.

    Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrots are easy to breed smaller fig parrots, but they have the same problem, that is, the mortality rate of young birds is high, and they are likely to die soon after hatching, or the parent bird does not feed the chicks. Pair breeding is ideal. The inspection of the nest box is sensitive. Avoid opening and turning the nest box frequently. A litter produces 2 birds. The young birds hatch after 19 days, and it takes about 2 months for the feathers to grow. Like other fig parrots, it is difficult to raise them. In addition to ration of fruits and vegetables, they should be fed powdered feed for lorikeets or fruit-loving birds; if they are not properly raised, unexplained deaths often occur.

    Feeding Points of Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrot

    It is especially necessary to feed Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrot to take vitamin K, various kinds of foods such as fruits and vegetables, nectar, seeds, grains, etc., and powdered feed for lorikeets or fruit-loving birds is a good choice and will greatly improve its Survival rate and the supply of vitamins will make them healthier, because Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrots are prone to sudden death due to unknown deaths, especially wild birds, which are very prone to this situation. It takes a lot of care to take care of them. Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrots are prone to high mortality of young birds. They are likely to die shortly after hatching, or the parent birds do not feed the chicks. Pair breeding is ideal. They are sensitive to the check of the nest box. Avoid opening the nest box frequently. The nest lays 2 eggs, the young birds hatch after 19 days, and it takes about 2 months for the feathers to grow.

    However, when you first raise Scarlet-cheeked Fig Parrot, you will be nervous and shy. They are very sensitive during the adaptation period. It is recommended to reduce unnecessary interruptions and not easily change the environment. They cannot tolerate cold weather. The temperature should not be lower than 22 degrees. Do not let the temperature difference be too large. Introduced breeding during cold weather, death and illness rates will be very high. It is important to maintain environmental sanitation and provide nutritious and diverse foods. Vitamin K intake is especially necessary. Various types of vegetables, fruits, nectar, seeds, grains and other foods will absorb honey. Powdered feed for parrots or fruit-loving birds is a good choice and will greatly improve their survival rate, and the supply of vitamins will make them healthier.

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