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ParrotPolytelis swainsonii   

1 Superb Parrot

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Polytelis swainsonii at Suppressed - 23 Feb 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Suppressed - 23 Feb 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Suppressed - 23 Feb 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Suppressed - 23 Feb 2019

Identification history

Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 27 Feb 2019 natureguy
Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 26 Feb 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

I saw about 10 drinking from a small white tub in the ground somebody had put out for them among the trees. In this group there was also a single male Australian King-parrot, who did not seem to cause any issues for the Superb Parrots. There were a number in this area, generally flying between trees. I am also sure I saw some juvenile birds, as the male colours on the neck were just starting to become visible under the green plumage.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 10 Abundance
  • 23 Feb 2019 8:19 AM Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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