The Pale-headed Rosella species is a medium sized parrot measuring 28-34 cm in length. They live in the Northeastern and Eastern seaboard of Australia and don't migrate.
This parrot species is very popular as a pet and in the wild seem to adapt easily to the human environment and are widely seen in gardens, farm areas, and parks. They can also be seen visiting bird feeders. They are not big talkers but do tend to mimic sounds more than talk.
Their coloration as seen in the photo is quite varied. As their name implies their head is a pale yellow-beige color. Their chest is a warm blue and their back is an alligator design of black with green edging. The tail is a dark blue.
In nature they feed on grasses, tree seeds, flowers and various fruits. In captivity most people provide a mix of cockatiel seed mix and canary seed. In addition, as with most parrots fruit is an additional supplement.