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Sunday Species Snapshot: Swift Parrot

Sunday Species Snapshot: Swift Parrot

The beautiful bird known as the swift parrot may be on the fast track to extinction. Species name: Swift parrot (Lathamus discolor) Description: A small bird, just 25 centimeters long, with bright features and a particularly showy attitude.

March 29, 2015 — John R. Platt

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