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Shell Parakeet Alternate name
Melopsittacus undulatus Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
18 cm Length
Subtropical/tropical dry forest,hot deserts, grassland, shrubland, gardens and agricultural land, in:- Natural habitat [Austrailia:- New South Wales, Australian Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria & Western Austrailia.] Introduced:- [Cayman Islands , Florida, Japan, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Martinique, USA,  & Windward Islands.] Habitat
6 - 8 White eggs. Clutch
Grass and other seeds feeding mainly on the ground Food
gregarious. Habits
1487 World Number
Least Concern Status
view photos Photo February 25, 2007 by LPJC   all rights reserved

view photos May 22, 2007 Photo by jvverde all rights reserved

Budgerigar calls
(Melopsittacus undulatus)
Peter Woodall XC36560
22-06-2009, Australia

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