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Blue-winged Parrot

(Neophema chrysostoma)
Alternate name(s): "Blue-banded Grass-parrot", "Blue-banded Parakeet"
Size: 20-23 cm
Weight: 45-60 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Blue-winged Parrot at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Blue-winged Parrots on a fence; here a male can be seen prominently on a strainer post (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

Blue-winged Parrots on a fence; here the male can be seen in flight (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

FEMALE

Blue-winged Parrots on a fence; the bird on the right is a female (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

Blue-winged Parrots preening on a fence (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

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