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ParrotPolytelis swainsonii

2 Superb Parrot at Hughes, ACT

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Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 15 Jan 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 15 Jan 2019

Identification history

Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 18 Jan 2019 RyuCallaway
Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 17 Jan 2019 JackyF

Author's notes

Family, adult male feeding young. Many thanks to Barbara and Peter H for taking this photo for me to upload on Nature Map.

1 comment

   18 Jan 2019
Thanks Jacky, the young in this photo, according to Laura Rayner, are probably about a month out of a hollow, so could have moved from breeding sites elsewhere in the Canberra area and are not necessarily indicative of breeding happening in the Hughes area.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 15 Jan 2019 4:07 PM Recorded on
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