Can parrots eat lychee?

Can parrots eat lychee?

Yes, parrots can eat lychee. Lychee is not toxic to parrot but rich in sugar so should be given in moderate amounts. It is similar to Rambutan fruit.

Lychee is a tropical fruit found in Asia. It has juicy pulp. It is a Parrots love lycee pulp. Although lychee is not toxic to birds, it should not be provided as a regular food staple. Use it as a change in chop recipe or to engage pet parrots in new food items.

Nutritional fact of Lychee

Lychee pulp mainly contains water. About 80% of pulp is water. 17% is carbohydrate and 1% is protein. Although lychee is rich in vitamin C, it has a scarce amount of other nutrients. On the other hand it has high amount of potassium which is bad for kidney and heart. Data source USDA.

Carbohydrates16.53 g
Sugars15.23 g
Dietary fiber1.3 g
Fat0.44 g
Protein0.83 g
Thiamin0.011 mg
Riboflavin0.065 mg
Niacine0.603 mg
Folate14 micro gram
Vitamin-C71.5 mg
Calcium 5 mg
Iron0.13 mg
Magnesium10 mg
Phosphorus31 mg
Sodium1 mg
Potassium171 mg
Zinc0.01 mg
Can parrots eat lychee?
Lychee pulp is safe for parrots.

Which parts of Lychee parrot cannot eat 

Lychee pits (seeds) and skins are toxic to pet birds. They contain  ethylenecyclopropylglycine (MCPG), a homologue of hypoglycin A.  Animal studies show that MCPG causes hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is fatal not only for humans but also for birds.