Sunday, June 21, 2015

Young Red-winged Parrots tuck into weeds

Found three immature Red-winged Parrots (Aprosmictus erythropterus) tucking into
weeds in Mungalla Station's old stockyards the other day.


Common enough along the coast, the species has seldom let me close at eye level.


Don't have ID for the rather unappetising looking husks, which contained almost no seed.

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