Calling all writers, especially those who wax poetic! If you have a way with words, here's your chance to put pen to paper and try your hand at writing an award-winning piece for us. Find all the details on our contest page.

Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius)

Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Platycercus
Species: eximius

Members' Notes:

0
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 8, 2009, wormfood from Lecanto, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I heard they raid the corn fields and such and farmers have to shoot to get them out. I think they shoot up in the air to scare them. They are grass keets, a long-tailed parakeet, a little smaller than the average parrot.

BACK TO TOP