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.
|Dietary fiber||1.3 g|
|Folate||14 micro gram|
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.