TWENTY-EIGHT PARROT FACTS
The Twenty-eight Parrot is a green-headed subspecies of the Australian Ringneck. It is greenish bird with black head and a red patch on the front of the head juts above the bill. It has yellow ring on the back of the neck. The underside is green. The bill is pale colour. Immature birds are duller with brown head. It is similar to the Port Lincoln Parrot but is all green on the underside, and the Port Lincoln Parrot does not have the red patch above the bill.
Australian Ringneck, Yellow-collared Parrot
open woodland, trees along rivers and waterways
seeds, fruit, insects, larvae, nectar
lay four to six eggs in tree hollow.
found only in the south west of Western Australia
|Common Name:||Twenty-eight Parrot|
Relatives in same Genus
Mallee Ringneck (B. zonarius bernardi)
Cloncurry Parrot (B. zonarius macgillivrayi)
Port Lincoln Parrot (B. zonarius zonarius)