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Eclectus Parrot

Eclectus roratus

Description:

The male is mostly bright green with a yellow-tinge on the head. It has blue primaries, and red flanks and underwing coverts. Its tail is edged with a narrow band of creamy yellow, and is dark grey edged with creamy yellow underneath, and the tail feathers are green centrally and more blue as they get towards the edges.

Habitat:

In the evening they engage in display flights before gathering in large groups of up to 80 birds to roost for the night.

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2 Comments

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 8 years ago

Thank you Alice

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Very nice pictures!

SeanWeekly
Spotted by
SeanWeekly

4816, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 23, 2011
Submitted on Sep 3, 2011

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