Australian King-Parrots

Australian King-Parrots

A couple of Australian King-Parrots came to visit us the other day. They took me by surprise as that’s never happened before. I have seen them fly over the house and far away but never this close.

They were on our veranda having a chat with our pet bird Amore the Alexandrine Parakeet.

Amore was not impressed and had been doing her squawky pants impersonation for about half an hour. I thought I better check what all the noise was about and this is what I saw.

The fence thingy that the male is standing on is a temporary fence  – my effort to keep all the Muscovy ducks away from the veranda. It works some times 😉

Aren’t they stunning – the male has a completely red head and the female has a completely green head and breast.

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Male Australian King-Parrot (Wide Bay, Queensland)

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Female Australian King-Parrot (Wide Bay, Queensland)

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Male and Female Australian King-Parrots (Wide Bay Queensland)


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Male Australian King-Parrot (Wide Bay Queensland)