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Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus

Described by: Lear (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Rock Peppler
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Narrogin, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 26, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Narrogin, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 20, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Murray River, Australia - Date unknown © Lou Hegedus  Wyperfield National Park, Victoria, Australia - 1994 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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Sw. and se. Australia;
Two widely separated populations;
(1) Sw. Western Australia (Dryandra State Forest, Gracetown, Narrogin) n. to Geraldton and e. to Israelite.
(2) Fragmented distribution: se. Australia (c. Murray River e. to Balranald and Swan Hill (formerly Echaca), s. to Wyperfeld and Jeparit (formerly s. Wimmera and Bordertown), w. to Karoonda and Waikerie (Formerly Keith, Murray Bridge and Mt. Mary Plains), n. to Gluepot Station Reserve, Canopus, Pooncarie and Arumpo, South Australia, nw. Victoria (Hattah-Kulkyne National Park and Wyperfield National Park) and sw. New South Wales).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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