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  Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus)

Northern Rosella | Platycercus venustus photo
Northern Rosellas in a cage.

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NORTHERN ROSELLA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Platycercus venustus 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:venustus
Common Name:Northern Rosella

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