Tag: australian birds

Gouldian Finch

Gouldian Finch Scientific Name: Erythrura gouldiae Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 3 to 4 year Size: 5 to 5 ½ inches Color: bright red, yellow, green and black Sounds: Singer Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Gouldian Finch The Gouldian Finch, also commonly called Lady Gouldian Finch and The …

Port Lincoln Parakeet

Port Lincoln Parakeet Scientific Name: Barnardius zonarius/Platycercus zonarius Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 15 to 18 years Size: Up to 15 inches in length Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Port Lincoln Parakeet Their body coverts are mostly green and they have yellow circles or …

Clonclurry Parakeet

Clonclurry Parakeet  Scientific Name: Bernardius zonarius macgillivrayi Origin: Northwestern Queensland Average Lifespan: Up to 15 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green with yellow ring on the neck Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Clonclurry Parakeet The Clonclurry Parakeet or the Clonclurry …

Bourke’s Parakeet

Bourke’s Parakeet / Bourkes Parakeet Scientific Name: Neopsephotus bourkii Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: Up to 10 – 15 years Size: Small, 7 ½ inches Color: Mainly brown, pink abdomen and breast Sounds: Relatively quiet Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Bourke’s Parakeet The plumage color of a Bourke’s parakeet …

Barraband Parakeet

Barraband Parakeet Scientific Name: Polytelis swainsonii Origin: Southeastern Australia Average Lifespan: Up to 25 years Size: Medium, up to 16 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Relatively quiet Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Barraband Parakeet Their body is covered predominantly with green plumage down to their long tail …