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SPECIES INFO

The Mulga Parrot (Psephotus varius), also known as the Many-coloured Parrot, is endemic in arid scrublands and lightly timbered grasslands in the interior of southern Australia.

Description Male on the left and female on the right. Currawinya NP, SW Queensland

The male Mulga Parrot is multicoulored from which the common name Many-coloured Parrot of this species is derived. The female is duller and has a red plumage by its shoulder.


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