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Eclectus Parrot (Female)

Eclectus roratus


Female Eclectus Parrot. Love the colour of these birds and the iridescence in the blue feathers


Tropical and subtropical rainforests of North Queensland, Papua New Guinea etc.

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AndyNewman 9 years ago

Sorry Steven, I couldn't remember exactly where I saw the bird, so I just put the location down as Australia; which seems to have defaulted to NSW. It was in North Queensland somewhere, however, so I'll update the location.

StevenSpragg 9 years ago

Hi, this is not the usual range of the eclectus parrot. Was this a captive bird?

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

I would have thought PN would have more spottings of this species. A simple search reveals 5 males (also spectacularly colored but differently) but this appears to be the first female (as a primary image anyway).

AndyNewman 9 years ago

Sadly, I don't live anywhere near where these birds would be found in the wild. Saw this one whilst on holiday in Australia. Not uncommon in the pet trade, apparently.

AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Stupendous colours! ... If you have the chance to take any more photos of this bird - would love to the pictures! :-)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Must assign to Red colour mission too.

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4816, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 26, 2006
Submitted on Nov 21, 2011

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