BOURKE'S PARROT FACTS
Bourke's Parrot is a small Grass Parrot. The male has pink chest and blue markings on face and on the bend of the wing. The female is similar in colour but has less pink and no blue markings.
Pink-bellied Parrot, Blue-vented Parakeet
inland mulga and acacia scrub land
seeds of grasses and herbs
nests in tree hollows in Acacia and Casuarina trees. Lays 3-6 eggs.
north-western New South Wales and south-western Queensland to the mid-coast of Western Australia, and down through South Australia.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Aviary bred parrots come in brighter colour variations than the wild ones.
|Common Name:||Bourke's Parrot|