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Latin: Nymphicus hollandicus

Deutsch: Nymphensittich

French: Perruche Calopsitte

Netherland: Valkparkiet

Italian: Calopsitta

Spain: Cacatúa ninfa


Biological data:

Distribution: Australia; cosmopolitan across the whole continent, it only avoids humid coastal areas

Habitat: doesn’t have any specific requirements for terrain; always near water courses

Size: 32cm

Adult Weight: 80-100g

IUCN Red List category: Least Concern

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