ParrotPlatycercus elegans

4 Crimson Rosella at Banks, ACT

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Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Banks, ACT - 2 Sep 2017

Identification history

Parrot Platycercus elegans 22 Oct 2017 ChrisDavey
Parrot Platycercus elegans 4 Sep 2017 mholling

Author's notes

This bird looks to me like a blue mutation of a crimson rosella. It was almost like looking at a black-and-white photo! I was very excited to have seen it visiting our garden.

2 comments

AaronClausen2.1K wrote:
   4 Sep 2017
Wow totally awesome.
roymcd720 wrote:
   11 Sep 2017
Maybe a leucistic (partially albino) Crimson Rosella? Fantastic image, thanks for sharing :-)

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Nearby sightings

Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus at Banks, ACT - 21 Nov 2016
Austrostipa bigeniculata at Banks, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Xerochrysum viscosum at Banks, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Vicia disperma at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Platycercus eximius at Banks, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Papaver dubium at Banks, ACT - 19 Oct 2016
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus at Banks, ACT - 21 Nov 2016
Austrostipa bigeniculata at Banks, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Xerochrysum viscosum at Banks, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Vicia disperma at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Platycercus eximius at Banks, ACT - 3 Nov 2016
Papaver dubium at Banks, ACT - 19 Oct 2016

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.101961-35.467178
  • Places Banks, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Sep 2017 Recorded on
  • mholling Recorded by
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