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Australian King Parrot

King-Parrots are usually found in humid and heavily forested upland regions of the eastern portion of the continent, including eucalyptus wooded areas in and directly adjacent to subtropical and temperate rainforest.

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Bourke Parrot

This parrot is 19-22cm in length and pastel pink in colour with darker wings tending to have a blue tinge. This unusual colour does give them good camouflage in the central Australian arid areas they occupy.

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Brush Bronzewing

This is a robust medium sized pigeon which is endemic to Australia. It has a small round head, deep chest, short rounded wings and short tail.

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Cape Barren Goose

The Cape Barren Goose is one of the world’s rarest geese. These birds are found on islands off the southern coast of Australia, parts of southern mainland Australia and Tasmania.

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Cockatiel

The Cockatiel is an unusual member of the cockatoo family. It is small in size, and has a slender body and long pointed tail, which is more characteristic of a parrot.

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Crested Pigeon

The Crested Pigeon is a stocky pigeon with a conspicuous thin black crest. If startled, this pigeon takes to the air with a characteristic whistling flight and glides with downturned wings. The whistling sound is produced by the air passing over a modified primary feather on the wing.

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Diamond Dove

The Diamond dove can often be seen on the ground with a toddling run. Their flight is strong and direct and can be undulating. The wings can make a whistling “frrr” noise when flying.

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