Eclectus Parrot Natural History
This parrot reaches lengths of 36cm (14 inches).
Habitat and Distribution
The range of this parrot covers Northern Australia, the Solomon Islands and New Guinea.
The life span of this bird is between 30 and 50 years.
This parrots diet consists largely of fruits, flowers, leaf buds and a small number of seeds.
Groups and Breeding
These birds do not pair for life and a male must perform a courtship in which he persues a female bird, trying to get her attention vocally.
Eclectus Parrot During Your Day Out in Kent
The Eclectus parrots at Wingham Wildlife Park live in the tropical house. They share the exhibit with other species such as lorikeets (red winged, goeldis, yellow backed chattering and rainbow), finches, blue crowned pigeons (the largest free-flying birds in this exhibit) and mouse birds.