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Eclectus Parrot 

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Alternate name
Eclectus roratus Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
45 cm length
Tropical rainforest, shrubland, savanna, grassland, plantations, pastureland and gardens, in:- [Austrailia:- , Queensland, ,] [Indonesia:- Aru Islands, Biak, Buru, Halmahera, Kai islands, Lesser Sunda, Mollucas, New Guinea, Seram, Sumba, Tanimbar Islands, Waigeo .] Island of New Guinea, [Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea, Bismark, Irian Jaya, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, Misool, New Britain, Trobriand Islands.] [Micronesia:;- , Palau, , .][Solomons archipelago:- Solomon Islands, Central Province, Guadalcanal Province, Isabel Province, Makira-Ulawa Province, Malaita Province, Western Province,] Habitat-Altitude-Range
  1. Normally 2 white eggs, incubated by female with male in attendance.
Fruits including wild figs, pomegranate & papaya, also nuts, flower and leaf buds, and seeds. Food 
1443  Sub Species World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos  February 6, 2007 Photo by jacquie pics all rights reserved

view photos June 6, 2007 Photo by Barbara J H all rights reserved

Eclectus Parrot calls
(Eclectus roratus solomonensis)
Niels Krabbe XC32800
25-11-2006, Solomon Islands

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

view photos Image June 24, 2007 by ianmichaelthomas all rights reserved

Sub Species
  • Grand Eclectus (Eclectus roratus roratus)
  • Solomon Island Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus solomonensis)
  • New Guinea Red-sided Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus polychloros)
  • Australian Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus macgillivrayi)
  • Vosmaer's Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus vosmaeri)
  • Aru Island Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus aruensis)
  • Westerman's Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus westermani) – doubtfully valid.
  • Sumba Island Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus cornelia)
  • Tanimbar Islands Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus riedeli)
  • Biak Island Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus biaki)

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