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Bird Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans)

Dusty Miller

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Common Names: Crimson Rosella

Scientific Name: Platycercus elegans

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Other Names: N/A

Distribution: South East Queensland, Coastal NSW, Victoria and South Australia. An isolated population occurs in North Queensland.

Habitat: Mountain and Coastal Forests.

Field Notes: Juveniles have predominantly green plumage. Medium-sized parrot. Eats fruit and seeds. Also nectar feeder. Broad diet. This species now includes the Yellow rosella and the Adelaide rosella, which are considered colour variants of the Crimson rosella.


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