ParrotAlisterus scapularis

Australian King-Parrot at Scullin, ACT

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Alisterus scapularis at Scullin, ACT - 7 Oct 2017
Alisterus scapularis at Scullin, ACT - 7 Oct 2017
Alisterus scapularis at Scullin, ACT - 7 Oct 2017

Identification history

Parrot Alisterus scapularis 15 Nov 2017 RyuCallawayMultiple Significant Sightings - RyuCallaway has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - RyuCallaway has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - RyuCallaway joined us in 2014!
Parrot Alisterus scapularis 14 Nov 2017 Alison MiltonMultiple Significant Sightings - Alison Milton has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - Alison Milton has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

On first appearance there were around nine birds. All appeared to be female (or juvenile). On my return trip (walking the dogs) other birds appeared to be coming in to roost and the King Parrots were calling from all directions. Impossible to say how many.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.037497-35.241923
  • Altitude 544.5m
  • Locations Scullin, ACT

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
  • 7 Oct 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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