eastern rosella

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One of the locals
One of the locals

The Eastern Rosella is a colourful broad-tailed parrot with distinctive cheek patches coloured according to location. On the east coast of Australia they are white-cheeked with red heads and red breast and a beautiful golden mantle of black feathers edged with yellow. They are fairly common inhabitants of open woodland and are often seen in my garden in pairs.


One thought on “eastern rosella

    mtcandia said:
    July 14, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Beautiful colors!

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