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Bourkes Parrot Still to be identified, I could use some help... Bourkes Parrot,Geotagged,Neopsephotus bourkii,Papegaaienpark VeldHoven,Parrot Park Veldhoven,The Netherlands,birds,parrot Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. just an idea if it could be a Neopsephotus bourkii Bourkesittich
    (Rosenbauchsittich) (syn.: Neophema bourkii) -
    Posted 10 years ago
    1. Thanks for helping out Karin. It certainly matches its size although I'm not sure about the colors. For now I have identified it as you suggested. Posted 10 years ago
  2. just my small contribution for all your effort here on the jungledragon, fchristant. Posted 10 years ago
  3. such vivid colours and a beautiful variation on what ive seen driving through outback australia especially around bourke where large-ish flocks are seen ...great capture and taught me something new....cheers Posted 6 years ago
    1. You should be able to see it in the wild though, this one was in a zoo :) Posted 6 years ago

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The Bourke's Parrot , also known as the Bourke's Parakeet or "Bourkie", is a small parrot originating in Australia and the only species in its genus ''Neopsephotus''. This species is sometimes placed in the genus ''Neophema'' and there is an ongoing discussion about the proper taxonomic placement of this species. It is a grass parrot approximately 19 cm long and weighing around 45 grams....hieroglyph snipped... It is named after General Sir Richard Bourke, Governor of New South Wales from.. more

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Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded May 5, 2012. Captured Mar 18, 2012 16:08 in Wintelresedijk, 5507 Veldhoven, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/500s
  • ISO200
  • 500mm