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Hooded Parrot

Hooded Parrot

Description

25,5 to 28 cm.. length and a weight between 50 and 60 g..

The Hooded Parrot (Psephotellus dissimilis) is a very striking species, restricted to the dry forests of the North of Australia. The male has a pileum black, their underparts son de color turquesa con un parche en

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Golden-shouldered Parrot

Golden-shouldered Parrot

Description

26 cm. length between 54 and 56 g. of weight.

The Golden-shouldered Parrot (Psephotellus chrysopterygius) males have a pileum black, the forecrown, the lores and orbital area yellow, slightly with blue-green tones. The black of the pileum merges gradually with

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Mulga Parrot

Mulga Parrot

Description

27 to 28 cm. length between 53 and 70 g. of weight.

The plumage of the Mulga Parrot (Psephotellus varius) It, in general, color bright green. A yellow band on the front and a variable red spot adorns the back of the crown.

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Red-rumped Parrot

Red-rumped Parrot

Description

27 to 30 cm. length between 55 and 85 g. of weight.

The Red-rumped Parrot (Psephotus haematonotus) It has a bright pale green head, slightly iridescent, with the front of the crown Blue pale and diffusion in the throat. Mantle verde grisáceo con franjas oscuras

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Northern Rosella

Northern Rosella

Description

28 cm.. length between 85 and 100 g. of weight.

The Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus) they have a whitish beaks, black head, except the bottom of the cheeks and Chin that show a cream color. The feathers of the

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Western Rosella

Western Rosella

Description

25 to 26 cm. length and a weight between 52 and 80 g..

The Western Rosella (Platycercus icterotis) is the smallest of the Platycercus and the only large cheeks Yellow.

Adults have a clear dimorphism. The adult male has head and parts

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Pale-headed Rosella

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Description

30 cm.. length and a weight between 100 and 175 g..

The adult male of the Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus), has the head pale yellow. The part superior of the cheeks is whitish in contrast with the part below that is of color blue light.

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Eastern Rosella

Eastern Rosella

Description

30 cm.. length between 95 and 120 g. of weight.

The males of the Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius), has bill white. The lower area of the cheeks and chin are white, that contrasts sharply with the rest of the head and the

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Anatomy of the Psitacidae


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Species of the genus Platycercus

  • Platycercus caledonicus
    • ---- Platycercus caledonicus brownii
    • ---- Platycercus caledonicus caledonicus
  • Platycercus elegans
    • ---- Platycercus elegans elegans
    • ---- Platycercus elegans Warbler
    • ---- Platycercus elegans fleurieuensis
    • ---- Platycercus elegans melanopterus
    • ---- Platycercus elegans nigrescens
    • ---- Platycercus elegans subadelaidae
  • Platycercus venustus
    • ---- Platycercus venustus hilli
    • ---- Platycercus venustus venustus
  • Platycercus adscitus
    • ---- Platycercus adscitus adscitus
    • ---- Platycercus adscitus palliceps
  • Platycercus eximius
    • ---- Platycercus eximius diemenensis
    • ---- Platycercus eximius elecica
    • ---- Platycercus eximius eximius
  • Platycercus icterotis
    • ---- Platycercus icterotis icterotis
    • ---- Platycercus icterotis xanthogenys

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