AUSTRALIAN BIRDS – PARROTS

The Australian parrots that are featured in this gallery were all photographed in their natural habitat, not in captivity.

Click on one of the links below to see images in another category within the extensive range of photos of Australian birds.

HONEYEATERS PARROTS EMUS SWALLOWS WRENS KOOKABURRAS WATERBIRDS BIRDS OF PREY ALL OTHER BIRDS

There are 56 species of parrots in Australia, including cockatoos, lorikeets and rosellas, and while many can be seen in urban areas and are regular backyard visitors, others, such as budgerigars, are primarily birds of the Australian outback.

This photo gallery features 17 species of Australian parrots, from the most familiar to those that are rare and endangered.

To see a list of the species that are included in this gallery

  • Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster)
  • Bourke’s Parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii)
  • Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus)
  • Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans)
  • Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius)
  • Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla)
  • King parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
  • Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea)
  • Long-billed Corella (Cacatua tenuirostris)
  • Mulga Parrot (Psephotus varius)
  • Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus)
  • Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus)
  • Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus)
  • Ring-necked Parrot (Barnardius zonarius)
  • Scaly-breasted Lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus)
  • Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)
  • Superb Parrot (Polytelis swainsonii)
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