PRINCESS PARROT FACTS
The Princess Parrot is a beautiful slender parrot with soft delicate colours. It is mainly olive green with pale blue on top of head, pink throat, lime green shoulders, pale blue rump. The female is duller with shorter tail.
Princess Alexandra Parrot
male 46cm, female 34cm
treed areas along dry creeks, mulga, spinifex grass
seeds of grasses and other herbs.
nests in hollow of tree such as eucalypt or casuarina. Lays 4-6 glossy white eggs.
interior central and western Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "lower risk/near threatened".
|Common Name:||Princess Parrot|
Relatives in same Genus
Regent Parrot (P. anthopeplus)
Superb Parrot (P. swainsonii)