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  The ruby ​​cockatoo is a large parrot found in some of the humid forests and savannas of South and Central America It feeds mainly on fruits.

 

sapphire parrot

CLASSIFICATION OF sapphire parrot

Kingdom: Animal

Phylum: Vertebrate Chordates

Denomination: birds

Rank: Parrots

Family: real parrots

Genus: Anodorhynchus

Species: A. hyacinthinus

Scientific Name: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF the sapphire parrot

The ruby ​​macaw can reach a length of about a meter while it may weigh about 1.4 to 1.7 kg on average.

 

The shape and appearance of the sapphire parrot

It is considered The ruby ​​cockatoo is a large parrot  with a very long tail  consisting of large feathers,  gray  to black claws, and a  rounded  beak with a very strong black color . It also has small black eyes and a round head. The feathers of the sapphire parrot consist of large feathers consisting of  turquoise blue  to  royal blue  on almost the entire body, except for the area around the eyes and beak that are yellow in color.

 

HOME AND ENVIRONMENT OF the sapphire parrot

The ruby ​​cockatoo lives mainly in northern  South America  in countries such as Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay where the ruby ​​cockatoo lives mainly in  tropical rainforests  as well as in  flooded savannas .

 

sapphire parrot

ruby parrot FOOD PATTERN

The ruby ​​parrot  mainly depends on the fruit eater for its food It is a vegetarian animal and feeds on nuts and peanuts in addition to some small aquatic mollusks.

 

The social life of the sapphire parrot

Depending on the region, the ruby ​​parrot is solitary lives in small groups of 4 individuals, or lives in flocks larger than 12-20 parrots.  It is also active on full moon nights, but rests with its colleagues during the hottest hours of the day This parrot especially loves recently burnt areas as cracked nuts are easy to open and are A highly intelligent animal, the sapphire parrot has been observed many times using food utensils such as a leaf that allows it to hold the nut better to open it and the sapphire parrot MAKES a hoarse whistling sound . While flying in addition to barking and snarling to communicate with colleagues.

 

Predators of the ruby ​​parrot

Due to its imposing size, the ruby ​​parrot has no natural predator with the exception of humans, the real threat to this bird.

 

Longevity of the ruby ​​parrot

The average life expectancy of a ruby ​​parrot is about 60 years in the wild.

 

sapphire parrot

Sapphire parrot REPRODUCTION

The ruby ​​parrot is monogamous, and the mating season for the ruby ​​parrot is between the months of July and December, where the female lays from one to three eggs on average, where she lays eggs in the cavity of trees or on top of palm trees. 105-110 days but usually leaves the nest after about 6 months and the ruby ​​macaw is sexually mature at the age of about 7 to 10 years.

 

Sapphire parrot THREATS

With regard to the danger of extinction, the ruby ​​parrot is an animal weak(VU) according to the  IUCN   Only 4,300 adults are left in the wild, and the number is still declining, all because of humans.

 

 

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