birding-aus Crimson Rosella Behaviour

Subject: birding-aus Crimson Rosella Behaviour
From: John Leonard <>
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2000 09:57:03 +1100
Happy New Year everyone (the last year of the C20th :-))

I saw an interesting piece of Crimson Rosella behaviour the other day.

An adult CR flew up and began feeding another CR (ie beaks interlocked at
90 degrees to each other, the bird that flew up making shaking motions as
though regurgitating food into the other's mouth). However th eone being
fed was an adult (not a trace of green about it). Is this feeding part of

John Leonard

John Leonard (Dr),
PO Box 243,
Woden, ACT 2606,

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