Birders Without Borders
05 December, 2011
Unknown, but Least Concern status
Range / Habitat:
Endemic to Australia and Tasmania where it favors lightly wooded areas. Subsequently introduced to New Zealand where it is found primarily on the North Island.
Long-tailed parrot with red head and upper breast, cheeks white. Lower breast yellow. Back, rump, and flanks mottled yellow-green. Blue wings.
Seen in the Wairarapa, Kenepuru, and even in the hills of Wellington outside Karori.
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