I spotted this King Parrot from our veranda and carefully went down stairs to get a closer look. Apparently he thought I was too close and tried to disguise himself with his wing.
Common Names: King Parrot, Australian King Parrot, Red Lory
Scientific Name: Alisteris Scapularis
Habitat & Range: Higher wooded areas (rainforest and eucalypt forest) and scrubby areas along creeks. Coastal areas just south of Cooktown (Qld) to Southern Victoria.