Purple-crowned Lorikeet

Glossopsitta porphyrocephala

Summary 2

The purple-crowned lorikeet (Parvipsitta porphyrocephala), (also known as the porphyry-crowned lorikeet, zit parrot, blue-crowned lorikeet, purple-capped lorikeet lory, lorikeet, and purple-capped parakeet) is a lorikeet found in scrub and mallee of southern Australia. It is a small lorikeet distinguished by a purple crown, an orange forehead and ear-coverts, and a light blue chin and chest.

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  1. (c) Peter Nijenhuis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/59446027@N00/2890684820
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossopsitta_porphyrocephala

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