Eastern Rosella

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The Eastern Rosella is native to southeast Australia where it is considered of secure conservation status. It is also an introduced species in New Zealand on the North Island. The subspecies Platycercus eximius cecilae is also called the Golden-mantled Rosella.

Eastern Rosella
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Classification
Order Psittaciformes
Family Psittacidae
Subfamily Platycercinae
Tribe Platycercini
Genus Platycercus
Species P. eximius
Aviculture
Noise level Medium
Skill level Intermediate
Size Small
Price Various
Maintenance Medium
Talking Poor

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