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Ringnecked Parrot - 28 form

platycercus zonarius - race semitorquatus

Description:

Long tailed green parrot with a yellow ring on the hindneck. 28 form has a black head, red patch on forehead, green belly and calls '28'.

Habitat:

Confined to the forested southwest of Australia. Spotted at Pemberton.

Notes:

These guys were the rainbow lorikeets of the south west.

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2 Comments

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 9 years ago

Yes you're right! Argy. Sorry about the quality of the photo but I've been trawling through all my older shots when the camera I owned did not match my need to take nature shots.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Good spotting Kerry. That colour mix says 'sandgroper' perfectly. :)

KerryHawkins
Spotted by
KerryHawkins

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Aug 1, 2003
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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