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Bird Eastern Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus palliceps)

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Common Name: Eastern Pale-headed Rosella

Scientific Name: Platycercus adscitus palliceps

Family:
Psittacidae

Order: Psittaciformes

Other Names:
Mealy Rosella

Distribution:
central northern Queensland to northern NSW

Habitat:Woodlands, farmlands,parks and gardens

Field Notes: The Pale-headed Rosella is 33 cm (13 in) long, which includes the 15 cm length of its tail. Its underparts are pale blue, and upper breast and head are pale cream-yellow, the tail which is blue-black and green and the vent which is blood red.

Photos by Auscraft, 2011. My Yard, QLD

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