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swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
Subject: swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
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Lathamus discolor -captive-8.jpg
Resolution: 2048x1360 File Size: 2050567 Bytes Date: 2005:07:28 17:17:49 Camera: Canon EOS 300D DIGITAL (Canon) F number: f/4.0 Exposure: 1/60 sec Focal Length: 135/1 Upload Date: 2017:07:09 21:48:35

swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)

Lathamus discolor
English: A female Swift Parrot in captivity.
Date 28 July 2005, 17:17
Source IMG_4454.JPG
Author Ernst Vikne

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.

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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