Antipodes Parakeet Cyanoramphus unicolor


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Greene, T.C. 1999. Aspects of the ecology of Antipodes Island parakeet (Cyanoramphus unicolor) and Reischek’s Parakeet (C. novaezelandiae hochstetteri) on Antipodes Island, October - November 1995. Notornis 46: 301-310.

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Taylor, R. H. 1985. Status, habits and conservation of Cyanoramphus parakeets in the New Zealand region. In: Moors, P.J. (ed.), Conservation of island birds, pp. 195-211. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Cyanoramphus unicolor. Downloaded from on 26/02/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2021.