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Yellow-faced Parrotlet

Forpus xanthops

Psittaciformes - Psittacidae - Parrots

Yellow-faced Parrotlet - Yellow-faced Parrotlet

© Ron Toft

Yellow-faced Parrotlet - Yellow-faced Parrotlet

Wild diet: Fruits or seeds of a leguminous tree, cactus fruits and seeds, flowers, grass seeds.


Wild data

DeL Hoyo, J., Elliot, A., and Sargatal, J., eds. (1997). Handbook of the birds of the world. Vol.4. Sandgrouse to cuckoos. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Captive data information

Examples of diets in use

Please note these diets are examples of diets in use by individuals and institutions for your information. This information may not have been scientifically proven, but is compiled here to give individuals an informed view from other people's knowledge and experiences.

Diet from Rob Monk, private Aviculturist, UK

View Rob Monk, private Aviculturist, UK diet file >

Diet established 2011
Have these birds bred successfully on this diet Yes

Any Nutritional related health issues experienced whilst using this diet

Please keep us up-to-date and contact us with your own updates or new diets used for the Yellow-faced Parrotlet.

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