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Green Rosella Platycercus caledonicus

 

Living in Mountain forests, farmland for grain and frequenting gardens after fruit, blossom and Hawthorn berries, this endemic Tasmanian species can be distinguished by a red band over the bill, blue cheek, throat and under tail coverts. Usually in pairs or parties. They sometimes gather in large numbers in Winter.Voice in flight "cussick cussick". Double bell-like whistle when perched.

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