Green Rosella


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Green Rosella

The Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus) stands out as a captivating avian species, known for its stunning emerald-green plumage and engaging demeanor. Native to Tasmania and southeastern Australia, these medium-sized parrots add a touch of vibrancy and charm to any aviary.

Species: Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)
Origin: Tasmania and southeastern Australia
Size: Medium-sized parrot, approximately 35 cm (14 in) in length
Colors: Vibrant green plumage with splashes of yellow and blue
Diet: Omnivorous, consuming seeds, fruits, and vegetation
Lifespan: Average lifespan of 15 to 20 years in captivity
Behavior: Intelligent, social, and vocal; enjoys interactive play
Habitat: Forests, woodlands, and coastal areas

Appearance and Characteristics

Renowned for its vibrant green feathers adorned with splashes of yellow and blue, the Green Rosella captivates onlookers with its striking beauty. With an average length of approximately 35 cm (14 in), this species exudes elegance and grace in its demeanor.

Behavior and Personality

Intelligent and social by nature, Green Rosellas thrive in environments where they can interact with companions and engage in stimulating activities. They are known for their vocalizations, which include various chirps, squawks, and whistles, making them lively additions to any avian community.

Diet and Nutrition

In the wild, Green Rosellas have an omnivorous diet, feeding on a variety of seeds, fruits, and vegetation. When kept in captivity, it’s essential to provide them with a balanced diet consisting of high-quality pellets, fresh fruits, and vegetables to ensure their nutritional needs are met.

 Care and Maintenance

Housing Requirements

Providing a spacious aviary with plenty of room for flying and exploration is essential for the well-being of Green Rosellas. Include natural perches, branches, and toys to stimulate their minds and prevent boredom. Ensure the enclosure is secure to prevent escapes and protect them from potential predators.

Socialization and Training

Green Rosellas thrive on social interaction and benefit from positive reinforcement training techniques. Engage them in interactive play and provide opportunities for mental stimulation to keep them mentally and physically fit. Check out our blog posts on parrot training for expert tips and guidance.

Healthcare and Maintenance

Regular veterinary check-ups are crucial to ensure the health and wellness of Green Rosellas. Monitor their diet, behavior, and appearance for any signs of illness or distress. Keep their living environment clean and hygienic to prevent the spread of diseases.

Additional information


3-5 Months, 6-9 Months, 10-13 months


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