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20080125Da_EL_003=_MG_3151-King-Parrot-feeding-on-Lychee-fruit-Brisbane-Australia-EL+PS.jpg
An Australian King Parrot feeds on fruit of a Lychee tree.  //  Australian King Parrot - Psittacidae: Alisterus scapularis. Length to 43cm, wingspan to NNcm, weight to 250g. Endemic to Australia in coastal rainforests and wet sclerophyll woodlands from Cooktown in Queensland to Victoria  - two similar species occur in New Guinea. Diet of fruit and seeds. //  Lychee tree - Sapindaceae: Litchi chinensis. Height to 15m; fruit to 5cm diameter, with perfumed flesh when fresh. Originally native to Guandong Province and Hainan Island in south-eastern China, now widely cultivated throughout south-east Asia., and tropical and sub-tropical orchards. //