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Rosella - Wikipedia
Description[ edit ]
Ranging in size from 26-37 cm (10-14.5 in), rosellas are medium-sized parrots with long tails.   The feathers on their backs show an obvious scalloping appearance with colouring that differs between the species.  All species have distinctive cheek patches.  Sexual dimorphism is absent or slight - males and females generally have similar plumage, apart from the...
Date: 2017-03-25 18:58:33
Parakeet - Wikipedia
Naming[ edit ]
The name parakeet is derived from the French perroquet. It is however a false cognate as perroquet means parrot in French, while the French for parakeet is perruche.
Species[ edit ]
The Australian shell parakeet, or budgerigar , is a popular pet and the most common parakeet
The Australian budgerigar , also known as "budgie" or English parakeet or keet, Melopsittacus undulatus, is...
Date: 2017-04-03 01:19:03