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Bluebonnet Northiella haematogaster

Described by: Gould (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Blue Bonnet, Common Bluebonnet, Little Bluebonnet, Bluebonnet Parrot
Old scientific name(s): Psephotus haematogaster, Platycercus haematogaster


Murray River, Australia - Date unknown © Lou Hegedus 
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Interior of s. and se. Australia;
Two populations;
(1) Se. Western Australia (n. of the Nullarbor Plain, Great Victoria Desert and Eyre Bird Observatory) and ex. wc. South Australia.
(2) Ne. South Australia and sw. Queensland in the Lake Eyre Basin.
(3) S. Queensland and nc. New South Wales.
(4) W. and s. New South Wales (Lake Cargelligo to Round Hill Nature Reserve, Murray River), nw. Victoria (Hopetoun to Wyperfield National Park), ne. to c. South Australia (n. of Port Augusta).


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


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