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  • Eastern Rosella

  • Platycercus eximius
  • Eastern Rosellas are medium-sized colourful parrots with distinctive white cheek patches. It has a red head, neck and breast, with yellowish to greenish upper parts, a yellow underbody and a yellow-green to blue-green rump, with a red undertail. The shoulders are bright blue. Females are usually similar to males, but sometimes duller and young birds are even duller and can be aged by their bill colour, which is yellow or orange, changing to off-white when mature.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=447
  • Song link
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Eastern Rosella

  • Eastern Rosellas are medium-sized colourful parrots with distinctive white cheek patches. It has a red head, neck and breast, with yellowish to greenish upper parts, a yellow underbody and a yellow-green to blue-green rump, with a red undertail. The shoulders are bright blue. Females are usually similar to males, but sometimes duller and young birds are even duller and can be aged by their bill colour, which is yellow or orange, changing to off-white when mature.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Platycercus eximius
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 288
  • Size
  • 28-33cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=447
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/eastern-rosella