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Eclectus Parrot

Eclectus roratus

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Robust, big-headed, and rather short-tailed parrot found in lowlands of New Guinea and forests of northern Cape York. Male bright green with red underwings, female bright red with violet belly and underwing. Usually seen flying above forests at first light, squawking loudly. Escaped or introduced birds regularly seen outside of natural range. Calls include an ear-shattering, high-pitched squawk.

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