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Australian King-Parrots feeding on mistletoe fruit

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In April 2014 we found three Australian King-Parrots busying themselves in mistletoe in an eucalypt tree. Upon closer inspection it became clear that they were feeding on its unripe fruit.

Female Australian King-Parrot in a clump of mistletoe
[Near Coonabarabran, NSW, April 2014]

Female Australian King-Parrot chewing on an unripe fruit of mistletoe
[Near Coonabarabran, NSW, April 2014]

Female Australian King-Parrot chewing on an unripe fruit of mistletoe
[Near Coonabarabran, NSW, April 2014]

Male Australian King-Parrot chewing on an unripe fruit of mistletoe
[Near Coonabarabran, NSW, April 2014]

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