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Rosella, Western
 
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Scientific Name:
Platycercus icterotis
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 relatively common (del Hoyo et al. 1997). ...
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Wikipedia
Western Rosellas socialise in pairs but will often congregate in largish groups of twenty or so to forage when the season permits; their diet is herbivorous, consisting mostly of grass and seeds. They nest mostly in hollow tree trunks usually a meter or so deep and will favour hollows that have dust in the bottom (as may be created by insects boring out the tree or limb). The female incubates the eggs and leaves in the morning and afternoon to eat food found by the male.[ 6] ...
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