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Myopsitta monachus

Barren, You arm Aridae, Arinae

  Monaco the l.unico parrot that a true one constructs and just nest on coppers of the trees. And long approximately 29 centimeters, with one tail constituted from pens of length to scale and a much sturdy spout.

And sconsigliabile to raise this parrot in house to reason of its acute and much annoying voice. In one voliera external can instead be maintained together various braces of monaco. Obviously such voliera must be sufficiently spaziosa and sturdy, and must have posterior wall and sides protect from the currents d.aria. In the covered part of the voliera up, large fascina is necessary to arrange one that verr used from the birds which base for the construction of the nest. This species pu however to nest also in simple cassette-nest.


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In the month of May necessary to put to disposition of the brace one remarkable quantit of rametti of salice, kernel or poplar, of the length of 20-60 cm and the diameter of 8-10 milimeter. These coppers go simply placed on the bottom of the voliera; initially the construction comes imbastita from both members of the brace, then the male the complete one externally while the female imbottisce l.interno with pezzetti of rind and grass. The construction of the hard nest approximately three months; not hardly this finished the female begins the deposition, to alternate days, of 4-6 eggs white women. The duration dell.incubazione difficult to determine, being nearly impossible to examine l.interno of the nest; esteem however that it is comprised between the 22 and the 26 days. The small remain in the nest for approximately 6 weeks, and after l.involo they employ un.altra week to learn to nourish itself alone. The monaco it nests two times all.anno and it uses the same nest for several years. And much faithful to the place where habitually alive and even if freed one does not go away from the voliera. This species goes fed like the greater part of the other species of parrots.