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Rosella, Northern
 
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Scientific Name:
Platycercus venustus
Location(s):
Australasia, Australia, Global Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common (del Hoyo et al. 1997). ...
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Wikipedia
At 28 cm long it is smaller than all bar the Western Rosella. The forehead, crown and nape are black in colour with white-on-blue cheek-patches. The back and wing feathers are blackish with yellow borders, while the feathers of the belly, chest and rump are pale yellow with black borders giving rise to a scalloped appearance. The long tail is bluish green. The beak is pale grey and the iris dark. Immature plumage is similar to adult but duller. ...
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