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Eclectus Parrot (Female)

Eclectus roratus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

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6 Comments

AndyNewman
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
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
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
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.

AndyNewman
Spotted by
AndyNewman

4816, Queensland, Australia

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

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