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Red-crowned Parakeet, Red-fronted Kakarik, New Zealand Parakeet, Red-fronted New Zealand Parakeet, Norfolk Island Parakeet. Alternate name
Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
27 cm Length
Temperate forest & shrubland, in:- [Austrailia:- Antipodes Isl,   Lord Howe Island, Macquarie Island, & Stewart Island.] [Melanesia:- New Caledonia.] [New Zealand:-Aukland Islands Chatham Islands, Kermadec Island & Norfolk Island Parakeet.] Habitat
4 - 9 White eggs,  incubation by female 20 days, fledging 35 - 42 days. Clutch
Fruit, seed, leaves, buds, berries, flowers, nectar and shoots, invertebrates, honeydew, carrion, seaweed, mussels and limpets. Food
Found in ones and twos or small groups. Habits
1474 World Number
Vulnerable Status

view photos Photos by Ian Mc1 all rights reserved September 13, 2006

Red-fronted Parakeet Call
(Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae)
Patrik ?erg XC33772
18-12-2004, New Zealand

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