MULGA PARROT FACTS
Male Mulga Parrots are brilliant green with paler green coloring on their lower breast. The underside is yellow with orange-red markings on belly and thighs. The males have a red patch on neck and yellow forehead. Females are olive green with a brownish-green breast and green underside. They have a dull red patch on their neck and the forehead is orange-yellow. Immature Mulga Parrots are similar to adults but duller colours.
mulga scrubland, saltbush plains with trees, treed river banks
grass seeds, plants, and other plant seeds, berries, fruits, and green vegetable
Four to five white eggs are laid on decayed debris in a tree hollow. Nest may be near ground in a low tree, or taller tree near water course.
interior of southern Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Mulga Parrot|
Relatives in same Genus
Golden-shouldered Parrot (P. chrysopterygius)
Hooded Parrot (P. dissimilis)
Red-rumped Parrot (P. haematonotus)