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7 Superb Parrot at Gungahlin, ACT

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Polytelis swainsonii at Gungahlin, ACT - 27 Sep 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Gungahlin, ACT - 27 Sep 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Gungahlin, ACT - 27 Sep 2019

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Significant sighting

30 Sep 2019

Very large group size of this threatened species.

Author's notes

I counted a flock of 124 Superb Parrots feeding together with other birds on a recently seeded paddock in Gungahlin. Some were also drinking from nearby puddles of standing water.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information


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