Tropical Birdland - Desford, Leicestershire [3]

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3 years 4 months ago #86922 by nkgray
nkgray created the topic: Tropical Birdland - Desford, Leicestershire [3]
The second post on the parrot family birds at Tropical Birdland ( ) covers the mainly smaller true parrots and some non-South American species.

Black-headed Parrot from north of the Amazon River in Brazil and northern Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela

male Eclectus Parrot from Australia, one of the species exhibiting a spectacular sexual dimorphism

(African) Grey Parrot

Scaly-headed Parrot from eastern Brazil, central and eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, and northern Argentina

the West African Senegal Parrot

White-bellied Parrot from the Amazon south of the Amazon River in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru

Fiery-shouldered Parakeet from Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela

Red-crowned Parakeet from New Zealand. This one is probably a colour mutant from aviary breeding, the wild bird is green.

Sun Parakeet from northeastern South America

Rosy-faced Lovebird from Namibia and Angola

Alexandrine Parakeet native to the Punjab but introduced into many Mediterranean countries

Chattering Lory from Indonesia. This is the nominate sub-species known as the Yellow-backed Lory.

Cockatiel, endemic to Australia

Galah from Australia

Little Corella from Australia and southern New Guinea

Tanimbar Corella from Indonesia

Major Mitchell's Cockatoo from inland Australia

Yellow-crested Cockatoo, sub-species citrinocristata known as the Citron-crested Cockatoo


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3 years 4 months ago #86946 by gordon
gordon replied the topic: Re: Tropical Birdland - Desford, Leicestershire [3]
Hi Neil,

When you come out to visit us one day we'll show you a couple of those Australian species... Two are trash garden birds around here in Brisbane... :)


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