|Regent Parrot Polytelis
|Cleland Wildlife Park, South Australia
The Regent Parrot is distributed in the south-west of Western Australia with a disjunct population in the interior of south-east Australia. It is found in Eucalyptus woodland and surrounding mallee scrub as well as farmland, etc..
|The male, seen here in photos 1 and 2 have gold shoulders contrasting with black flight feathers and a red band on the wing. The female, seen
in photo 3, is much greener and shows less red on the wing.
These birds were in a very large aviary at Cleland Wildlife Park outside Adelaide.
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