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Mauritius Parakeet

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Echo Parakeet Alternate name
Psittacula echo Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
36 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest & shrubland, in:- Mauritius, formally also on Reunion island. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1(2 - 3)4 White eggs, incubation by female in 21 - 25 days Clutch
Buds, flowers, leaves, tender shoots, fruit, seeds, bark and sap. Food  
Breeding groups often consist of a dominant male, who mates and feeds female, and up to two other males. Habits
1528 World Number
Endangered           Status

view photos Photo by col.hou all rights reserved

Gerald Durrell Endemic Wildlife Sanctuary, Black River

Mauritius Parakeet call
(Psittacula echo)
George Sangster XC20837
27-09-1995, Mauritius


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