Purple Grenadier-hen


The bird pictured is a live specimen.  The bird being sold on this site died of natural causes and is being sold frozen whole.  If you would like a picture of the frozen dead bird, please contact us (contact information at bottom of website).

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Product Description

Purple Grenadier: Scientific name: Ureaginthus Ianthinogaster

The Purple Grenadier is found in east Africa. They will most often be in areas where water is available year round. They like forest and grassland areas.

The males are a deep purple color on their heads , while the females have a light lavender only on their heads. The rest of the female is light brown with white dots. The males body will be a deep brown with deep violet. They attain their adult colors at 4-5 months old. Males are more brightly colored than females from a young age.


If you would like to purchase live birds for your aviary, click here.  Please note that WE NEVER SELL LIVE BIRDS FOR TAXIDERMY.


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