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Northern Rosella

Platycercus venustus

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Identification

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Pale yellow rosella with black crown contrasting with white cheeks. The only rosella found in Northern Territory and northwestern Western Australia, where it inhabits open forests and woodlands, often near creeks and streams. Primarily pale yellow and black above, with blue wings and tail and red under the tail. Usually observed in pairs or small groups, generally difficult to find. Call is a clear double note (often repeated); also gives chattering, rattling calls.

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