Crimson Rosella

Platycercus elegans - Perruche de Pennant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Psittaciformes

  • Family
    :

    Psittaculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Platycercus

  • Species
    :

    elegans

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 115 à 170 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Perruche de Pennant
adult
Perruche de Pennant
adult

Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans) is a species of bird in the Psittaculidae family.

Subspecific information 7 subspecies

  • Platycercus elegans elegans (se Queensland to se South Australia)
  • Platycercus elegans nigrescens (ne Queensland)
  • Platycercus elegans filewoodi (ec Queensland)
  • Platycercus elegans melanopterus (Kangaroo I.)
  • Platycercus elegans fleurieuensis (Mt Lofty range. South Australia.)
  • Platycercus elegans subadelaidae (s Flinders range. South Australia)
  • Platycercus elegans flaveolus (Murray River. se Australia.)

Foreign names

  • Perruche de Pennant,
  • Perico elegante,
  • rosela-elegante,
  • Pennantsittich,
  • Pennant-papagáj,
  • Pennantrosella,
  • Rosella cremisi,
  • blåkindad rosella,
  • Rødrosella,
  • rozela bažantia,
  • rosela Pennantova,
  • Pennants Parakit,
  • punarosella,
  • cotorra de Pennant,
  • rozella królewska,
  • Красная розелла,
  • アカクサインコ,
  • 红玫瑰鹦鹉,
  • 深紅玫瑰鸚鵡,

Voice song and cries

Perruche de Pennant
immature

Habitat

Perruche de Pennant
juvenile

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 23-04-2009
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