Pair of Celestial Parrotlets
Common name- Celestial parrotletts
Latin name- Forpus coelestis
Country of Origin- Ecuador and Peru
Sex- Males & females available
Adult size- 10-14cm 34-44g
Average Lifespan- 10-15 years
Diet & water- Cockatiel/lovebird seed and fresh water daily. Small pieces of fresh fruit and vegetables can be given as a treat. Millet sprays and cuttlefish should also be offered.
Care level- Beginner
Description- Celestial parrotletts are a small bird but have a huge personality. They have a very strong beak for their size, so don't underestimate their strength. They are very active and enjoy their toys and need to be kept busy. Best suited to adults rather than children due to their feistiness.
Cleaning- Clean out cage at least once a week and disinfect.
Shopping list- Cage, Sand sheets or bird sand, Seed, Treats, Seed dish, Water bowl, Grit, Perches, Toys, Millet Sprays, Cuttlefish, Iodised block, Disinfectant