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Scarlet-chested Grass-Parakeet, Scarlet-breasted Parrot, Scarlet-breasted Grass-Parakeet, Splendid Parrot, Splendid Grass-Parakeet Alternate name
Neophema splendida  Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
20 cm               Length
Forest and shrubland. Mulga, mallee, in:- [Austrailia:- New South Wales, Australian Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria & Western Austrailia.] Habitat
4-6 White eggs, incubation 18 days, by female, fledging 30 days, both parents feed and care.  August-January Clutch   
Mainly grass seeds. Food Diet
gregarious at all times, forming large flocks outside breeding time. Habits
1485 World No
Least Concern Status

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