Posted by pets | 20 December 2018

Western Ground Parrot

Western Ground Parrot

Description:

30 cms. length between 105-110 g. of weight.

The Western Ground Parrot (Pezoporus flaviventris) It has mottled green back, underparts green and yellow, forecrown red. Tail long, with green stripes, Yellow and black poorly defined.

taxonomy:

A research team, directed by Stephen Murphy, He studied the taxonomy (discipline … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 16 December 2018

Macquarie Parakeet †

Macquarie Parakeet

Description:

27 cm.. length

The extinct Macquarie Parakeet (Cyanoramphus erythrotis) was a medium-sized green parrot. The head was bright green with pileum and a line in the eyes crimson red. The upperparts were bright yellowish green to green … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 15 December 2018

Reischek's Parakeet

Reischek's Parakeet

Description:

28 cms. length and 140 g. of weight.

The Reischek's Parakeet (Cyanoramphus hochstetteri). Named after the Austrian ornithologist and taxidermist Andreas Reischek, the first scientist who visited the Antipodes Islands. He was a passenger of Stella and reached the … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 13 December 2018

Chatham Parakeet

Chatham Parakeet

Description:

23 cm. length and 95 g. of weight.

The Chatham Parakeet (Cyanoramphus forbesi) They are one of the two medium bright green parrots of Chatham Islands. Although they look very similar to those Yellow-fronted Parakeet (Cyanoramphus auriceps) of … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 11 December 2018

Lord Howe Island Parakeet †

Lord Howe Island Parakeet

Description:

21-27 cm.. of length and a weight of 80 g..

The Lord Howe Island Parakeet (Cyanoramphus subflavescens) was a medium-sized green parrot with a head bright green, the crown crimson red and a strip on the eyes; the eyes They were red and … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 10 December 2018

Norfolk Island Parakeet

Norfolk Island Parakeet

Description:

30 cm.. length and 100 g. of weight.

The Norfolk Island Parakeet (Cyanoramphus cookii) has a plumage bright green with reddish front, one red band extending through each eye; and light blue region in the leading edge of … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 5 December 2018

New Caledonian Parakeet

New Caledonian Parakeet

Description:

26 cm.. length and 100 g. of weight.

The upperparts of the New Caledonian Parakeet (Cyanoramphus saisseti) They are mostly green, with some bluish green in the tail, violet-blue along the outerweb flight feathers, and patches … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 4 December 2018

Raiatea Parakeet †

Raiatea Parakeet

Description:

25 cm.. length.

The Raiatea Parakeet (Cyanoramphus ulietanus) had the head blackish brown, paler on neck, Rump and wings. The lower part of the back and tail coverts were brownish-red; and under wing-covertsRead the rest

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