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swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
Subject: swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)
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Trichoglossus discolor - 1789 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ18500231.jpg
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swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)

Trichoglossus discolor
Date 1789
Artist Creator:S. Stone
Source/Photographer White, Journal of a voyage to New South Wales, pl. 263
Old Latin name Trichoglossus discolor
New Latin name Lathamus discolor
Common name Nederlands: Zwaluwpapegaai

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.

Swift parrot
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