Australian Ringneck

About the Australian Ringneck

Also known as: Port Lincoln Ringneck, Ringneck Parrot, Mallee Ringneck

The Australian Ringneck is a beautiful species of parrot native to Australia. The species has four distinct subspecies: Twenty-eight Parrot; Port Lincoln Parrot; Cloncurry Parrot; and Mallee Ringneck.

Twenty-eight Parrots live in southwestern forests of coastal and subcoastal Western Australia.

The Twenty-eight Parrot is named for its call! It sounds like it is shouting out "twenty-eight" when it calls.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 21 November 2011
Scientific Name
Barnardius zonarius
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psi
  • Barnardius
  • B. zonarius
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 7 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
11 inches

International Names

Chinese (汉语) 黑头环颈鹦鹉
Czech (Cesky) papoušek límcový
Danish (Dansk) Ringparakit
Dutch (Nederlands) Port Lincolnparkiet
Finnish (Suomi) isosepelkaija
French (Français) Perruche à collier jaune
German (Deutsch) Ringsittich
Italian (Italiano) Pappagallo di Port Lincoln
Japanese (日本語) マキエゴシキインコ (makiegoshikiinko)
Norwegian (Norsk) Svarthodeparakitt
Polish (Polski) rozella czarnoglowa
Russian (русский язык) Воротничковый попугай
Spanish (Español) Perico de Port Lincoln
Swedish (Svenska) Port Lincolnparakit
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