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Pezoporus occidentalis Alternate name
Geopsittacus occidentalis Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
22 - 25 cm               Length
Hummock grasslands, chenopod shrublands, in:- [Austrailia:- New South Wales, Australian Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia & Western Austrailia.] Habitat
2 - 6 White eggs. Clutch
Probably mainly grass and other seeds, tubers and young shoots. Food
Nocturnal, Information on clutch & feeding is patchy. Habits
1489 World Number
Critically Endangered Become a BirdLife Champion for this bird Status

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