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Polytelis swainsonii

Superb Parrot at Hackett, ACT

Polytelis swainsonii at Hackett, ACT - 13 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Polytelis swainsonii 13 Jan 2021 Liam.m
Unidentified 13 Jan 2021 sbittinger

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Author's notes

If you look closely at the attached photo, it looks like this bird has a band on their leg.


   14 Jan 2021
Yes, I can see the band - did you manage to get any photos that show all the details of the band, as then you can find out the history of the bird?
sbittinger wrote:
   14 Jan 2021
Sorry, I was only able to capture this one photograph of the bird before it flew away - so I don't have any good photos showing the band on its leg.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2021 09:02 AM Recorded on
  • sbittinger Recorded by

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