Bird Care

Indian ring-necked Green Parrot Food List

Green Parrot, also known as Indian Ring-necked Parrot is a not fearful bird. Just like dogs, and cats, they genuinely love socializing with their owners. Also, they can be very talkative at times and that’s the best thing about having these tiny green birdies as a Pet. While it’s great having them as a pet, it’s more important to know about their food habits to ensure proper nutrition.

Indian ring-necked parrots really have a great appetite, like most Parrots, the green parrots are omnivores, they love to pick up fruits, veggies, seeds, insects, worms and anything you serve to them as healthy. Let’s go about the list of foods, the green parrots can eat.

Green Parrot Food List

In vegetables, your green parrot can eat the following vegetables:

  • Asparagus
  • Beet Root
  • Capsicum
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Chilli
  • Broccoli
  • Mushrooms
  • Tomatoes
  • Okra
  • Pumpkins
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Spinach

In the fruits section you can feed your green parakeet the following fruits:

  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Orange
  • Grapes
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Guava
  • Ripen Coccinia
  • Pomegranate
  • Berries
  • Peaches

You can give most fruits and vegetables to your parrot and the best part is your parrot will definitely show interest to eat any food that you give to them, after all, you just need to make sure they are healthy.

Most avian experts recommend including pellet food in the parrot’s diet, as it is designed to fulfil nutritional needs. It is ideal their diet consists of 50% fresh foods such as fruits and veggies and 50% pellet foods. Let’s also see some best pellet foods for green parrots in India.

Zupreem Natural Pellets for Parrots

Zupreem Natural pellet food with added vitamins, minerals and amino acids will fulfil the daily nutritional requirements of your parrots which may otherwise be unmet in fresh food or a homemade diet. The only downside is the cost of these pellets are little high to buy at a time, but you feel it is still economical while knowing it could last for more than a month.

There are a few more interesting Pellets blends from the same Zupreem such as fruit blend and nut blend. You can definitely try them as well.

Boltz Parrot Food 

Parrots eat a variety of seeds, but mostly we will feel a little inconvenient to purchase different seeds at a time or we could get confused about which seeds to buy and at what quantity. Boltz is a premix of different seeds that parrots like to eat naturally such as sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, saffola, almonds, buckwheat and peanuts. It is suitable for Big Parrot, African Grey Parrot, Sun Conure, Macaws, Lovebird and Alexander birds. With the guaranteed benefits of seeds, there also comes the convenience to buy pre mix seeds.