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Crimson rosella Platycercus elegans

Animals in our sanctuary

Achilles
Date of arrival
21-08-2020
Achilles

Achilles comes from VOC Geraardsbergen. He was brought in by someone who had found the animal. These types of birds are not indigenous animals; he was probably released by his previous owner or had escaped its enclosure.


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Features

Size:
36 cm
Nutrition:
Zaden, bessen, fruit, insecten
Weight:
120 gr
Age:
15 jaar/ans/years
Status:
Niet bedreigd
Family:
Pennantrosella
{$lblHabitat}:
Oost en Zuid-Oost Australië

Where does it feel at home?

The crimson rosella lives in the wetter areas of eastern and south-eastern Australia. These are mainly semi- and fully wooded areas.

What do they like to eat?

They like to eat grass and weed seeds, fruit, berries, nectar, pollen, insects and larvae.

Fun fact:

It is striking that this bird species is a passionate gnawer.

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