Abstract

Platycercus occidentalis, sp. n.

Adult female.
—Across the forehead a faint indication of a narrow orange-brown band; head and hind neck dull brownishblack, the tips of the feathers above the forehead slightly tinged with green, cheeks light blue passing into bluish-green on the outer and lower sides of the throat; a narrow collar on the lower nape, the lower portion of the breast, and abdomen to the vent, bright lemon-yellow; chest, back, wings, scapulars and their coverts, and the outer sides of the thighs, verditer-green; the median portion of the apical half of the feathers of the chest slightly tinged with yellow; rump, upper, and under tail coverts, light verditer-green, the feathers of the latter having a faint yellowish tinge;

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
North, 1893, Rec. Aust. Mus. 2(5): 83–84
Author
Alfred J. North
Year
1893
Title
Description of a new species of parakeet, of the genus Platycercus, from north-west Australia
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
2
Issue
5
Start Page
83
End Page
84
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.2.1893.1200
Language
English
Date Published
30 September 1893
Cover Date
30 September 1893
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
11 September 2009
Reference Number
1200
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