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Golden-shouldered Parrot

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Golden-winged Parrot or Parakeet, Chestnut-crowned Parrot or Parakeet, Antbed Parrot, Anthill Parrot. Alternate name
Psephotus chrysopterygius Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
23-28 cm Length
Hot dry savanna,in:- [Austrailia:- Queensland.] Habitat-Altitude-Range
3-6 eggs laid in a nest in termites nest (up to 2 m high),  which regulates the temperature so both parents can feed, Incubation 20 days, fledging 35 - 40 days. Clutch
Mainly grass seeds. Food  
Usually found feeding in small flocks. Habits
1470 World Number
Endangered      BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Status

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