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Golden-shouldered Parrot  Golden-shouldered Parrot,Psephotus chrysopterygius Click/tap to enlarge Species intro

Golden-shouldered Parrot

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The Golden-shouldered Parrot is a rare bird of southern Cape York Peninsula, in Queensland, Australia. A small parrot related to the more common Red-rumped Parrot, it is considered to be a superspecies with the Hooded Parrot '''' of the Northern Territory and the apparently extinct Paradise Parrot of Queensland and New South Wales. It is 23–28 cm long and weighs 54–56 g.

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Graeme Ruck
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By Graeme Ruck

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Uploaded Nov 2, 2013. Captured Oct 20, 2013 10:50.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/99s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm