Alice Springs Waste Stabilisation Ponds
One of Australian’s iconic small birds, the Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), can often be seen across inland Australia. Under the right climatic conditions, they are seen in flocks of hundreds to thousands.
The genus Melopsittacus means “melodious parrot“, and the species part of the name undulatus mean “undulated” or “wave-patterned.” Their colouration is green and yellow, with a scalloped pattern on the upperparts of their body and fine barring marks on the head, although other morph colours have been sighted.
The photographs presented here were taking over the years in the month of May.
- Scientific classification
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Aves
- Order: Psittaciformes
- Family: Psittaculidae
- Genus: Melopsittacus
- Species: Melopsittacus undulatus
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