08 April, 2012

Red-rumped Parrot

Scientific Name: Psephotus haematonotus

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Endemic to Australia where found in a variety of habitats in the southeast quadrant of the country.

Field Notes: Male is brilliant green with unmarked face, yellow lower belly, and red rump. Female is a plain brown-green.

Personal Notes: Seen at Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne.

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