The Superb Parrot is a medium-sized species of parrot endemic to Australia. It lives in dry woodland habitat in New South Wales and Victoria. Their diet is made up of mostly seeds, fruits, flowers, pollen, and nectar.
Male Superb Parrots have a bright green body plumage, with yellow across the forehead, face, and neck. The yellow is framed with a red outline above the breast. Females are mostly green.
The Superb Parrot is sometimes found in aviculture, where it is known by other names, including Barraband's Parrot, Barraband's Parakeet, and Green Leek Parrot. They may live up to 30 years in captivity.
2015 Bonanza Bird #15: Superb Parrot
Our Birdorable Bonanza: 2015 Advent Edition continues today with a parrot that lives Down Under: the Superb Parrot! The Superb Parrot is a medium-sized species of parrot endemic to Australia, where it is ... more