New mutation in the Fischer's Lovebird, Aqua!
Recently a new mutation occured in the Fischer's Lovebird, know as Aqua. In an Aqua bird the yellow psittacin is reduced by approximately 50%. Not only the yellow psittacine in the plumage is reduced, also the red psittacine of the mask, the becomes about 50% paler. Therefore the Aqua Fischer's Lovebird gets it pink mask. The mutation is also mis called, yellow face because of the red reduction in the mask that gives a "yellow-ish" mask.
The very lucky breeder also has combined the Aqua mutation with Lutino and other colours. The mutation inherits recesive en gives us breeders many new posibilities. Do you want to see more? Go to the Fischer's lovebird page on this site for more photo's and iformation.
Red-rumped Parrot Psephotus haematonutus
Other names: Grass Parrot, Grassie
The Red-rumped Parrot is an ideal bird for the beginner, there is no experience needed. There is no specified diet required and the noise level is low. Many mutations have occurred and this make the bird ideal for showing. The Red-rumped Parrot is extremely hardy and can be kept under varying weather conditions.
Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis Fischeri
This species comes from northwestern Tanzania, south of Lake Victoria. This species is fairly common, breeds readily, and a number of color mutations have been developed. Therefore it makes this bird perfect for the inexperienced breeder.
Red-crowned Kakariki Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae
Description and sexing: The Red-Crowned Kakriki can be found in the southern and northern islands of New Zealand; some small peninsulas as well as the Auckland islands. These are the most widely kept of the Kakariki species and are breed in large numbers not surprisingly, several mutations have become established. The Red-crowned Kakariki’s are perfect for inexperienced breeders as they are hardy, easy to manage birds.