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  Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)





Green Rosella | Platycercus caledonicus photo
Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus) Melaleuca, Tasmania

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Green Rosella | Platycercus caledonicus photo
Green Rosella or Tasmanian Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus) in Tasmania, Australia.

Image by Cain Doherty - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

GREEN ROSELLA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Platycercus caledonicus in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Psittaciformes
Family:Psittacidae
Genus:Platycercus
Species:caledonicus
Common Name:Green Rosella

Relatives in same Genus
  Pale-headed Rosella (P. adscitus)
  Crimson Rosella (P. elegans)
  Eastern Rosella (P. eximius)
  Western Rosella (P. icterotis)
  Northern Rosella (P. venustus)