Eastern Rosella

Eastern Rosella - Platycercus eximius


Templestowe:  2016:  September, October, November, December. 2017:  January.
Glynn's Reserve, Warrandyte:  2016:  September, October. 
Ruffey Lake park, Doncaster:  2016:  September, October, November. 
East Doncaster:  2016:  September, October, November, December. 
Banyule Flats:  2016:  September, October, November.
The 100 Acres, Park Orchards:  2016:  October, November.
Pound Bend, Warrandyte State Park:  2017:  January.
Heritage Wetlands, Wonga Park:  2017:  January.


Despite their bright colours, these Rosellas can be really difficult to see, whether feeding on grass or the blossom of eucalypts!  Males are brighter than females, so the image above shows a male.  They are often heard either before being seen, or without being seen.

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