Among parrots, the Eclectus Parrot
(Eclectus roratus) and the Kakapo (Strigops habroptila) have shown extreme bias in brood sex ratio (Heinsohn et al.
Left: Student Alex Wilford with Alfie the Eclectus Parrot
These include the spotted cuscus, palm cockatoo and eclectus parrot
For example, the female eclectus parrot
has been known to produce 20 sons in a row before switching to producing only daughters.
March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- An Eclectus parrot
, chinchilla, or Sulcata tortoise might not be everyone's idea of the perfect house pet.
Among the book's 'protagonists' are the Eclectus parrot
and the palm cockatoo, both already made famous through the beautifully filmed ABC TV documentary Australia: Land of Parrots, screened earlier this year.
As can be seen (Table 1), only 27% of the participants knew about the existence of the golden-shouldered parrot, which is the second least-known bird after the eclectus parrot
Experts believe the valuable birds, umbrella cockatoos Bonnie and Clyde, and Toby, a talking red-sided eclectus parrot
, could die from the shock of being snatched.
Abstract: A 25-year-old, female eclectus parrot
(Eclectus roratus) presented for dyspnea 3 weeks after anesthesia and surgery for egg yolk coelomitis.
The male green Eclectus parrot
was found at Shotley Bridge Cricket Club and is now with the RSPCA in Great Ayton, Middlesbrough.
A Harris' hawk and an eclectus parrot
(Eclectus roratus) treated with 10 mg/kg for several months did not exhibit any observable adverse effects.
This resulted in 42 case birds remaining, 2 of which (an eclectus parrot
[Eclectus roratus] and a conure [unknown species]) also exhibited self-mutilation of underlying skin or muscle tissue.