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Princess Parrot  Polytelis alexandrae,Princess Parrot Click/tap to enlarge Species intro

Princess Parrot

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The colourful Princess Parrot, ''Polytelis alexandrae'', is an Australian bird of the parrot family. Its name was given in honour of Princess Alexandra of Denmark, who later married the Prince of Wales Edward VII and eventually became the Queen of England. Other names for the species include: Queen Alexandra Parrot , Alexandra's Parakeet, Princess of Wales Parakeet, Rose-throated Parakeet, and Spinifex Parrot. Their plumage is mostly green with a pink throat, bluish crown and rump, and bright green.. more

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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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/5.6
  • 1/197s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm