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ParrotPolytelis swainsonii

Superb Parrot at Hawker, ACT

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Polytelis swainsonii at Hawker, ACT - 2 Dec 2018
Polytelis swainsonii at Hawker, ACT - 2 Dec 2018
Polytelis swainsonii at Hawker, ACT - 2 Dec 2018

Identification history

Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 2 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 2 Dec 2018 Valerate

Author's notes

Saw a small group of 6 (3 male, 3 female) feeding on some eucalyptus blossoms. They flew off shortly after I took the pictures.

1 comment

   2 Dec 2018
Thanks for the sighting some research lead by Laura Rayner has found that planted and remnant Blakley's Red Gum are preferred forage trees within the urban environment

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 6 Abundance
  • 2 Dec 2018 9:48 AM Recorded on
  • Valerate Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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