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Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) - female

The Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) is a parrot native to the Solomon Islands, Sumba, New Guinea and northeastern Australia. It is unusual in the parrot family for its extreme sexual dimorphism of the colours of the plumage; the male having a mostly bright emerald green plumage and the female a mostly bright red and purple/blue plumage.


This gorgeous female is from the San Diego Zoo.

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Taken on July 18, 2011