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Parakeet, Reischek's
 
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Scientific Name:
Cyanoramphus hochstetteri
Location(s):
Asia, Australasia, Global, Melanesia, New Zealand Read more
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IUCN
The population has been estimated to number 21,300-25,300 individuals (Higgins 1999), thus the number of mature individuals is put at 14,000-25,000. However, a more up-to-date estimate is required. ...
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Wikipedia
The common name commemorates pioneering naturalist and collector Andreas Reischek, who collected specimens of the parrot in 1888 and who named it Platycercus hochstetteri for the son of his friend, Austrian geologist Ferdinand von Hochstetter, who made a geological survey of New Zealand.[ 1] ...
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