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swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
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swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)

Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor), Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
Date 30 November 2010, 17:08:43
Author JJ Harrison (

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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