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Crimson Rosella

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  Alternate name
Platycercus elegans Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
36 cm      length
Sub-tropical moist forest/shrubland, urban areas & gardens, below 1,900 m, in:- [Austrailia:-New South Wales Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, & Victoria.] [New Zealand:- Norfolk Island.] Map Habitat
 3-8 White eggs incubation 16?28 days by mother.
Seeds, nuts, berries and nectar. Food
Found singly, in pairs or small numbers, rarely nomadic.            Habits
1460 World Number

Least Concern


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Crimson Rosella calls
(Platycercus elegans)
Vicki Powys XC30642
17-10-1995, Australia

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