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swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
Subject: swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
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Lathamus discolor -Antwerp Zoo-8 - swift parrot (Lathamus discolor).jpg
Resolution: 3072x2304 File Size: 1714192 Bytes Date: 2008:09:15 16:51:27 Camera: SP550UZ (OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. ) F number: f/5.0 Exposure: 10/3200 sec Focal Length: 3090/100 Upload Date: 2017:07:09 21:47:02

swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)

Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor). In Antwerp Zoo.
Date 15 September 2008, 16:51:27
Source originally posted to Flickr as zwaluwpapegaai
Author frank wouters

The swift parrot (Lathamus discolor) is a parrot species in the family Psittaculidae. It breeds in Tasmania and migrates north to south eastern Australia from Griffith-Warialda in New South Wales and west to Adelaide in the winter. Lathamus discolor is related to the rosellas, with the feeding habits of a lorikeet. It is the only member in the genus Lathamus.
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Lathamus
Species: Lathamus discolor (White, J., 1790)

Scientific Name: Lathamus discolor (White, 1790)
Common Names: Swift Parrot
French: Perruche de Latham; German: Schwalbensittich; Spanish: Periquito migrador
Taxonomy: Psittacus Discolor Shaw, 1790, New South Wales, Australia.

Swift parrot
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