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Lathamus discolor

Swift Parrot at suppressed

Lathamus discolor at suppressed - 10 Jul 2021
Lathamus discolor at suppressed - 10 Jul 2021
Lathamus discolor at suppressed - 10 Jul 2021
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Identification history

Lathamus discolor 24 Aug 2021 Darcy

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Significant sighting

Darcy noted:
25 Aug 2021

Listed as a Critically Endangered Species by the EPBC Act and IUCN

User's notes

Small group of Swift parrots, gleaning in a yellow box and also preening. Hard to get a good picture with just a phone and pair of binocs, as they were high up in the top of the tree, but you can definitely see the distinctive red face patch on the bird on the right in the first picture.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 10 Jul 2021 03:59 PM Recorded on
  • Darcy Recorded by

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
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