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The Animals

orange-bellied parrot

orange-bellied parrot

Orange-bellied Parrots:

  • nest in tree hollows up to 25 metres from the ground;
  • only eat seeds and fruit of coastal grass and shrubs;
  • spend winter on the southern mainland coast; and
  • fly to SW Tasmania to breed each summer.

Further information about Orange-bellied Parrots can be found at these sites:

Threats which affect this animal in this Menagerie™ ADD-ON Habitat are:

Cats - eat native animals, compete for food with native animals and may spread disease

Fire - frequency, intensity and seasonality changes may alter the vegetation composition and reduce or destroy shelter availability


This animal lives in these habitats:

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