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Parrots Found In Australia

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There are 56 species of the parrot found in Australia; these include varieties of Cockatoos, Lorikeets, Rosellas, Ringnecks and the Budgerigar. Many are able to be taught to 'talk' some very quirky remarks.

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Australian Parrots

King ParrotKING PARROT

Photo Scott Phillipe

Cockatoos

CockatooSULPHUR-CRESTED COCKATOO

Photo Jon Walton

Lorikeets

Rainbow LorikeetRAINBOW LORIKEET

Photo Gerry Pearce

Rosellas

RosellaROSELLA

Photo Scott Phillipe

Ringnecks

RingnecksPORT LINCOLN RINGNECK

Photo Lyle Stacpoole

 

List of Australian Parrots

SEE DATA ABBREVIATIONS LEGEND

List of Australian Parrots

• Australian King Parrot [E/A ]

• Blue-winged Parrot [E]

• Bourke's Parrot [E]

• Double-eyed Fig-Parrot

• Eclectus Parrot

• Elegant Parrot [E]

• Golden-shouldered Parrot [E]

• Ground Parrot

• Hooded Parrot [E]

• Mulga Parrot [E]

• Night Parrot [E]

• Orange-bellied Parrot [E]

• Princess Parrot [E]

• Red-capped Parrot [E]

• Red-cheeked Parrot

• Red-rumped Parrot [E]

• Red-winged Parrot

• Regent Parrot [E]

• Rock Parrot [E]

• Scarlet-chested Parrot [E]

• Superb Parrot [E]

• Swift Parrot [E]

• Turquoise Parrot [E]

 

• Greater [Eastern] Bluebonnet [R-SE/SD]

• Naretha Bluebonnet [E-CD]

SEE PARROTS PHOTOS AND DATA

List of Australian Cockatoos

• Galah [E]

• Gang-gang Cockatoo [E]

• Major Mitchell's [Pink] Cockatoo [E]

• Palm Cockatoo

• Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo

• White Cockatoo

 

• Cockatiel [E]

• Little Corella

• Long-billed Corella [E]

• Western Corella [E]

 

• Baudin's Black-Cockatoo [E]

• Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo [E-SW]

• Forest Red tailed Black Cockatoos

• Glossy Black-Cockatoo [E]

• Long-billed Black-Cockatoo

• Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo [E]

• Short-billed Black Cockatoo

• Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo [E]

SEE COCKATOOS PHOTOS AND DATA

List of Australian Lorikeets

• Little Lorikeet [E]

• Musk Lorikeet [E]

• Purple-crowned Lorikeet [E]

• Rainbow Lorikeet

• Red-collared Lorikeet

• Scaly-breasted Lorikeet [E]

• Varied Lorikeet [E]

SEE LORIKEETS PHOTOS AND DATA

List of Australian Rosellas

• Crimson Rosella [E-E/SE]

• Eastern Rosella [E-A/T]

• Green Rosella [E-T]

• Northern Rosella [E-NW/CY/QT]

• Pale-headed Rosella [E-E]

• Western Rosella [E-SW]

SEE ROSELLAS PHOTOS AND DATA

List of Australian Ringneck Parrots

• Cloncurry Parrot [R-CC/EA]

• Mallee Ringneck [R-SE/CC]

• Port Lincoln Ringneck [R-SW/CD]

• Twenty-eight Parrot [R-SW]

SEE RINGNECKS PHOTOS AND DATA

Other Australian Parrot

• Budgerigar [E-A]

SEE BUDGERIGAR PHOTOS AND DATA

 

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Data Abbreviations Legend

Origin

E - Endemic

R - Resident

M - Migratory

V - Vagrant

Size; in length

L:230-400mm

Location     - SEE BIRD MAP

A - All Australia

CY - Cape York

QT - Queensland Wet Tropics

CC - Central Channel Country

EA - Eastern Australia

SE - South Eastern Australia

T - Tasmania

CD - Central/Southern Deserts

SW - South of Western Australia

NW - North West Australia