Western Rosella - Platycercus icterotis

Length 9.8-10.2 in (25.0-26.0 cm)
Weight 1.8-2.8 oz (52-80 g)
Clutch Size 5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Western Rosella is found in Australia. The zoos labeled these birds as Eastern Rosella birds but to my eye they look more like Western Rosella, subspecies xanthogenys.

The sexes are dimorphic with the female being much duller and having no cheek patch or solid colored red belly. Diet includes grasses, herbs, fruits, berries, flowers, etc.

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