Eclectus Parrot

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Eclectus Parrot
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Female
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Male
Scientific classification e
Missing taxonomy template (fix): Eclectus
Species: E. roratus
Binomial name
Eclectus roratus
Müller, 1776

Other names[edit]

Also known as the Red-sided Parrot.

Description[edit]

This species of parrot is 40–43 cm (16–17 in) long.

Males are bright green with an orange bill with red flanks. Flight feathers have a bend of blue with scarlet linings and tails are dark with a tipped yellow. Females are wine-red in plumage with a broad blue band across breast. Has a black bill and blue linings on wings with orange tail tip. [1]

Similar species[edit]

Behaviour[edit]

Diet[edit]

Calls[edit]

Harsh rolling screech of kraach-krraak or kar!, kar!, kar! while in flight. Also possesses a wailing flute-like whistle cry that is both hollow and high pitched.[1]

Reproduction[edit]

Distribution/habitat[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pizzey, Graham (2012). The Field Guide To The Birds Of Australia. HarperCollinsPublishers. ISBN 9780732291938.

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