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Eastern rosella


Originally, these colorful birds were only found in Australia. But since the 1970s, they’ve become naturalized in New Zealand. This bird population was most likely established through escaped caged birds.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span15 years
  • Body size12 in. long
  • Native habitat Forests, savannahs, shrublands of Australia, Tasmania, and the North Island of New Zealand
  • DietSeeds and grasses
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