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30-33cm (12-13 ins)
There are 2 subspecies:
Eucalypt forests, riverine thickets, forest edges, acacia scrub, savanna, mangroves, and farmlands.
Their diet consists of seeds from eucalyptus, acacia and hopbush, also mistletoe berries, flowers, and insects.
They use a hollow space in a tree as a nest. The clutch consists of 3-6 white eggs which are incubated by the female while the male searches for food. The chicks are dependent on the adults for about five weeks.
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