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Types of Rosellas

Crimson ​Rosella​
Crimson ​Rosella​

Crimson rosella range (in red; all-year resident) The crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans) is a parrot native to eastern and south eastern Australia which has been introduced to New Zealand and Norfolk Island.

Eastern ​Rosella​
Eastern ​Rosella​

The eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius) is a rosella native to southeast of the Australian continent and to Tasmania. It has been introduced to New Zealand where feral populations are found in the North Island (notably in the northern half of the island and in the Hutt Valley) and in the hills around Dunedin in the South Island.

Green Rosella​
Green Rosella​

The green rosella or Tasmanian rosella (Platycercus caledonicus) is a species of parrot native to Tasmania and Bass Strait islands. It was described by the German naturalist Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1788, and named on the mistaken assumption it came from New Caledonia.

Northern ​Rosella​
Northern ​Rosella​

The Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus) - also known as Brown's Parakeet, White-cheeked Rosella or Smutty Rosella - is found in Western, North-western and Northern Australia, and adjacent islands. Its range include the Gulf of Carpentaria, through Arnhem Land to the Kimberleys in open savannah country.

Pale-Headed ​Rosella​
Pale-Headed ​Rosella​

The pale-headed rosella (Platycercus adscitus), is a broad-tailed parrot of the genus Platycercus native to northeastern Australia. It is a moderate-size parrot with a pale yellow head, predominantly white cheeks, scalloped black and gold back and pale blue underparts.

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Western ​Rosella​
Western ​Rosella​

The western rosella (Platycercus icterotis) less commonly known as the Stanley rosella, Earl of Derby's parakeet or Yellow-cheeked parakeet, is the smallest species of rosella and is found in south-western Australia. in Eucalypt forests and timbered areas.