General Description

Head, neck and upper breast red. Belly and back yellow to green with black spotting. Wings blue with a black patch on the shoulder. Bill white. Outer tail blue, inner tail green. White patch under eye. Females duller with a green tinge on the head. Body up to 30 cm long


Eastern Rosellas feed mostly on grass seeds. They breed in spring through the early summer, nesting in tree hollows or stumps.


South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Open woodlands and farmlands.

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