Re: Re: [canberrabirds] Hybrid Parrot

To: Ruth Cully <>, COGChat <>
Subject: Re: Re: [canberrabirds] Hybrid Parrot
From: Ryu Callaway <>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2018 21:47:18 +0000
I believe this is a mutation called lutino, exposing yellow pigment.

---  wrote:
> Matthew that's exactly what it looks like. The absence of the Eastern 
> Rosella's colours suggests it's more likely to be a mutation within the 
> Crimson Rosella genotype.
> Ruth 

> From: Matthew Larkin <>
> Sent: Thursday, 6 September 2018 7:15 AM
> To: 
> Subject: Fwd: [canberrabirds] Hybrid Parrot 
> Sent from my iPad
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> From: Matthew Larkin <>
> Date: 5 September 2018 at 10:13:38 pm GMT+1
> To: Philip Veerman <>, 
> "" 
> <>
> Cc: "" <>
> Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Hybrid Parrot
> Is there perhaps a mutation which causes the birds carrying it to not display 
> blue colours, while not affecting red???
> Matthew
> Sent from my iPad
> On 5 Sep 2018, at 9:18 am, Philip Veerman <> wrote:
> Interesting one. Quite different from the usual Crimson x Eastern Rosella 
> hybrid. They usually have pale blue cheeks and the blue parts of wing and 
> tail fairly like a Crimson Rosellawith the underparts like an Eastern Rosella 
> and the back a mottled in between. There are several photos of typical ones 
> that have come forward before. Though I agree it is hard to imagine what else 
> this one could be, a hybrid that is even stranger than usual.The tail is all 
> over the place, colour wise. Should preserve that photo in our website as a 
> whatever. Philip From: 
> Sent: Wednesday, 5 September, 2018 3:51 PM
> To: COG-L
> Subject: [canberrabirds] Hybris Parrot Came across this unusually coloured 
> bird at the AIS this morning.  I assume it is a hybrid, probably Crimson x 
> Eastern Rosella.  Any thoughts? Regards Lindsay Hansch <image001.jpg> 
> <image002.jpg>     

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