Rosey Bourkes parakeet


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The Bourke’s parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii, formerly known as Neophema bourkii), also known as the Bourke’s parakeet, Bourke or “Bourkie”, is a small parrot originating in Australia and the only species in its genus Neopsephotus. This species is sometimes placed in the genus Neophema and there is an ongoing discussion about the proper taxonomic placement of this species. It is a grass parrot approximately 19 cm long and weighing around 45 grams. It is named after General Sir Richard Bourke, Governor of New South Wales from 1831 to 1837. source

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