Parrot


Struthio camelus

The pair bonds of the parrots are strong and a pair remains close during the nonbreeding season, even if they join larger flocks. As with many birds, pair bond formation is preceded by courtship displays; these are relatively simple in the case of parrot.

Patna Zoo has breeding population of Parrot. Patna Zoo received a female Parrot from Ahmedabad Zoo in the year 1972 to pair its male one and which lead to breeding. At present Patna Zoo has forty Parrot.

FOOD HABITAT AT PATNA ZOO

  • The diet of parrots consists of seeds, fruit, nectar, pollen, buds, and sometimes arthropods and other animal prey.
  • Per bird per day.
  • It is standard diet and it varies with season to season.

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