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Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
Subject: Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
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Alisterus scapularis (pair) -Australia-8a - Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis) parrots.jpg
Resolution: 2592x2592 File Size: 4026697 Bytes Date: 2009:05:07 23:15:47 Camera: DSLR-A300 (SONY) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 1/60 sec Focal Length: 1350/10 Upload Date: 2017:06:23 13:06:28

Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis)

Alisterus scapularis
English: A pair of Australian King Parrots in Australia. The male with a red head is in the foreground and the female is in the background.
Date 7 May 2009, 23:15:47
Source originally posted to Flickr as Do You See What I See?
Author Andy

The Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis) is endemic to eastern Australia ranging from Cooktown in Queensland through to Port Campbell in Victoria. Found in humid and heavily forested upland regions of the eastern portion of the continent, including eucalyptus wooded areas in and directly adjacent to subtropical and temperate rainforest. They feed on fruits and seeds gathered from trees or on the ground.
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Psittaculinae
Tribe: Polytelini
Genus: Alisterus
Species: Alisterus scapularis (Lichtenstein, 1818)

Scientific Name: Alisterus scapularis (Lichtenstein, 1818)
Common Names: Australian King Parrot
French: Perruche royale; German: Königssittich; Spanish: Papagayo australiano
Taxonomy: Psittacus scapularis M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1816, New South Wales, Australia.

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