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Northern Rosella

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Northern Rosella

Brown's Parakeet, Smutty Rosella. Alternate name
Platycercus venustus Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
28 cm length
Subtropical/tropical dry forest, shrubland, mangroves, Urban areas, rural gardens, in:- [Austrailia:- Australian Northern Territory, Queensland & Western Austrailia.] Habitat
2 - 4 White eggs; incubation by female,19 days; fledging about 50 days.
Mainly grass seeds, fruit, vegetable matter, berries, nuts, flowers, buds, nectar, insects and larvae; Food
Often found in pairs or small groups. Habits
1462 World Number
Least Concern Status

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