Western Ground Parrot taxonomy

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Subject: Western Ground Parrot taxonomy
From: "Murray Lord" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 23:31:32 +1100
A paper examining the genetic differences between western and eastern Ground 
Parrots has been published and is available at

The short summary - as to whether they should be split at the species level 
it's a borderline case, and the authors "cautiously suggest" the recognition of 
two Ground Parrot species.

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