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===Diet===
 
===Diet===
 
===Calls===
 
===Calls===
Harsh rolling screech of ''kraach-krraak'' or ''kar!, kar!, kar!'' while in flight. Also possesses a wailing flute-like whistle cry that is both hollow and high pitched. <ref name="PizzeyBirds"/>
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Harsh rolling screech of ''kraach-krraak'' or ''kar!, kar!, kar!'' while in flight. Also possesses a wailing flute-like whistle cry that is both hollow and high pitched.{{PizzeyBirds}}
 
===Reproduction===
 
===Reproduction===
 
==Distribution/habitat==
 
==Distribution/habitat==

Revision as of 20:39, March 13, 2014

Other names

Also known as the Red-sided Parrot.

Description

This species of parrot is 40–43 cm (16–17 in) long.

Males are bright green with an orange bill with red flanks. Flight feathers have a bend of blue with scarlet linings and tails are dark with a tipped yellow. Females are wine-red in plumage with a broad blue band across breast. Has a black bill and blue linings on wings with orange tail tip. [1]

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

Harsh rolling screech of kraach-krraak or kar!, kar!, kar! while in flight. Also possesses a wailing flute-like whistle cry that is both hollow and high pitched.[1]

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ a b Pizzey, Graham (2012). The Field Guide To The Birds Of Australia. HarperCollinsPublishers. ISBN 9780732291938. 

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