Australian King-parrot

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Australian King-parrotGenus: Alisterus
Species: Alisterus scapularis
Common names: Australian King-parrot
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I found a small group of 3 or 4 Australian King-parrots eating the fruit on the Toon tree that is growing next to the table in the picnic area. This is a male bird and has a brilliant red head and breast. The female has a dullish green head and body with a dullish red underbelly. (May 2008)