You can hear their chittering generally before you see them flash past. If you’re lucky they might land somewhere nearby and stay for a few minutes. The Eastern Rosella is a colourful bird, with:
a bright red head, white cheek patches, yellow belly. yellow-green upper back mottled with black, bright green rump, dark blue upperwings with bright blue shoulders, and dark green and light blue tail feathers. Males are brighter than females; juveniles are duller than adults, with greener plumage.
Length: 30 cm; Weight: 90 - 120 g
Similar species: Crimson rosella, Red-crowned parakeet