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Red-winged Parrot

Aprosmictus erythropterus coccineopterus

Description:

These stunning Parrots are "the only mainly green parrot with large red shoulder patches. The male is bright lime green with a black back and deep blue rump. The tail is green with a yellow tip. The bill and eye are red and the legs are grey. The female is similar, but with a smaller wing patch and dark green back and a paler rump." (Birdlife Australia: https://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/red... )

Habitat:

Sitting at the top of the tree overlooking the grassed area with the sprinkler on and the garden. Down below in the garden and on the grass they had plenty of company from Double-barred Finches (Taeniopygia bichenovii), Peaceful Doves (Geopelia striata placida), a couple of Great Bowerbirds (Chlamydera nuchalis), and a bunch of other bird species at Goombaragin on the Dampier Peninsula.

Notes:

Here are 5 Amazing Facts about the Red-winged Parrot: https://www.echidnawalkabout.com.au/5-am...

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2 Comments

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 10 months ago

I agree Single D!

Single D
Single D 11 months ago

Oh yes, I do like these birds.

armadeus.4
Spotted by
armadeus.4

Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Nov 17, 2020
Submitted on Nov 30, 2020

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