Eclectus Hen

Below are images of an eclectus female with a very unusual plumage variation. Typically, the areas of the plumage that are now orangey are typically cherry-red.

The general rule is that if a chick is born with it and the color variation can be inherited by following generations – this would be a genetic mutation.

If the color of the plumage changes over the time, a health problem (such as liver disease) may be the cause.

For more information about eclectuses, please visit the Eclectus Information page.

Eclectus Hen with Abnormal Plumage Coloration

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