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rosella

any of various Australian parrots of the genus Platycercus, such as P. elegans (crimson rosella), often kept as cage birds
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Species included in this study were laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae; n = 11), rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus; n = 6), musk lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna; n = 1), crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans; n = 9), eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius; n = 1), galah (Eolopirns roseicapilla; n = 3), yellow-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus; n = 1), Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen\ n = 4), tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides, n = 7), southern boobook owl (Ninox novaeseelandiae; n = 1), Australian hobby (Falco longipennis; n = 1), peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus; n = 1) and brown goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus; n = 1).
Por otro lado, desde pequeno he tenido una gran aficion hacia las aves, tanto a nivel de observacion, como de proteccion de sus nidos y conservacion de las cajas de nidificacion en el bosque, como de crianza de las mismas, habiendome especializado en psitacidas (agapornis, ninfas, rosellas...) que tengo en casa en grandes voladeros.
The bunnies were followed by zebras, then Scottish Highland cattle and now camels, miniature donkeys--"Mine are all Republican," Hune says--and cold-loving parrots known as rosellas.
The 1750 birds include 55 rosellas, 100 lovebirds, 150 cockatiels and 1500 budgerigars.
There will be no splattered berries by the driveway, dropped there by cockatoos and rosellas dining in the trees, to accidentally track around on my shoes.
The Grade 2 students grew plants familiar to Australian diets such as tomatoes and lettuce but also grew plants that the students from the Sudan were accustomed to eating such as okra and rosellas. When the plants produced fruits and vegetables, the students learned how to harvest them and began including them in their lunches, learning about both the cycle of plant life and what foods to eat for healthy nutrition.
Case-patients were more likely than controls to report direct or indirect contact with the following bird species of the parrot family: crimson rosellas (odds ratio [OR] 4.4, 95% confidence interval [CI] 2.3-8.7, p < 0.0001), king parrots (OR 3.6, 95% CI 1.9-6.7, p < 0.0001), and gang gangs (OR 2.6, 95% CI 1.1-5.0, p = 0.03).
The Swan Street Sappers quotes an in-between wars engineer revealing "Distinctive red stripes on members' epaulettes earned them the nickname 'rosellas'".
Meanwhile, eucalypt woodland remnants on farmland outside the Tumut plantations, and on properties neighbouring Nanangroe, retain a classical assemblage of woodland birds, including crested shrike tits, eastern rosellas and brown treecreepers.
Specific species of Psittaciformes include keas, cockatoos, cockatiels, lories, lorikeets, parrotlets, parakeets, budgerigars, rosellas, conures, lovebirds, maazons, and macaws.
Rosellas are similar to pigeons in size and usually live in semi-tropical regions.