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Blue-winged parrot Neophema chrysostoma

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Features

Size:
20 cm
Nutrition:
zaden, bessen en fruit
Weight:
45 - 60 cm
Age:
20 jaar
Status:
Minste zorg
{$lblHabitat}:
Australië

Animals in our sanctuary

Olzo
Date of arrival
14-04-2017
Olzo

Olzo was seized by government agencies at the airport. She and many other birds were discovered as ‘merchandise’ for the illegal trade.


Where does he feel most at home?

The blue-winged parrot loves to live in the forests of Southern Australia and Tasmania, especially forests with eucalyptus trees.

What's his favourite food?

They love to eat seeds, berries and fruit.

Fun fact

This breed was named by the ornithologist Heinrich Kuhl as ‘Psittacus chrysostomus’, because of the bit of yellow above its beak; Chrysos means ‘golden’ and stoma means ‘mouth’.

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