Dean M. Chriss
Crimson Rosella, Victoria, Australia
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The crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans) is a very colorful parrot native to
eastern and south eastern Australia. There are several varieties of rosella. The
red-coloured types are generally known as crimson rosella, with the alternate
names Red Lowry, Pennant's parakeet, Campbell parakeet, mountain parrot,
mountain lowry or just lowry.