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Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) male photographed at the Kuranda Bird Sanctuary in far north queensland  Australia,Birdworld Kuranda,Eclectus Parrot,Eclectus roratus,Geotagged,australia,far north queensland Click/tap to enlarge

Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) male

photographed at the Kuranda Bird Sanctuary in far north queensland

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The Eclectus Parrot is a parrot native to the Solomon Islands, Sumba, New Guinea and nearby islands, northeastern Australia and the Maluku Islands. It is unusual in the parrot family for its extreme sexual dimorphism of the colours of the plumage; the male having a mostly bright emerald green plumage and the female a mostly bright red and purple/blue plumage.

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Jef braund
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded May 10, 2014. Captured Aug 21, 2006 13:53 in 2 Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda QLD 4881, Australia.
  • SP500UZ
  • f/3.3
  • 10/600s
  • ISO200
  • 18.5mm