Newly Described Aus Ringneck - B. z. parkeri

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Subject: Newly Described Aus Ringneck - B. z. parkeri
From: Murray Lord <>
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:43:32 +0000

It was described in Emu 116(4) last year.  All Birdlife Australia members now 
get free access to Emu online – which I think BLA deserves big credit for – the 
paper can be found at

Short answer to your question is that they are found in the far NE of South 
Australia and just across into Queensland, and the paper quotes an earlier 
author who described these birds by saying “these birds appeared to be lighter, 
more yellowish than birds from the Murray Mallee districts, which appear sea 
green; they had pale heads with a red frontal band similar to the southern 

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