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Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus   - Male
Eclectus Parrot
Photographer : © Nikolay Loginov
Location :Temboan Hill, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
Date : 22 October 2016
English synonyms:Kalanga, Grand Eclectus Parrot, King Parrot, Temple Parrot, Red-sided Parrot (polychloros), Red-sided Eclectus Parrot(polychloros)
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Most likely an escaped captive bird. Parrots from Seram, Obi and Papua are moved from those islands to North Sulawesi before being shipped to the Philippines and on from there. There have been a handful of Eclectus, Palm Cockatoo, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, etc from North Sulawesi in recent years. - Eds
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