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Rosella  

 

Rosellas are small, strikingly colored birds that are native to Australia. They are not big talkers, but are able to mimic songs quite well. Your rosella should be homed in a large cage, or ideally an aviary with other rosellas (they can live peacefully together), with regular interaction in order to keep them sociable with you. They can live up to 30 years, and will do well on a high-quality seed diet, supplemented with fresh fruit and vegetables and occasional bits of boiled egg.

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Aves
Order - Psittaciiformes
Family - Psittaculidae
Genus - Platycercus
Species - Platycercus icterotis, elegans, caledonicus, adscitus, eximius, venustus

 

 


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