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Red-crowned parakeet, Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae, AV11515

Physical Description

Green and red parakeet mounted in a standing position on a perch, with wings folded back against its body and its head facing forward and slightly toward its PL side. Leaning forward with its PL leg raised toward its lowered beak so the body has a hunched shape.

Research Notes

Autopsy notes: wet, white chin 21mm, small black and white ovaries

Field Collection

Died as a result of falcon strike within the park.

Maker

Taxidermist: Peter Wells

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 31 x 160 x 40mm

Sex

Female

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