DOUBLE-EYED FIG PARROT
· The Double-eyed Fig Parrot is Australia's smallest parrot.
· It is found in three
distinct populations down the east coast of Australia from Cape
· Both sexes have a
red forehead, but the males also have a red cheek patch, as
· Their eggs are laid in holes in dead, sometimes perilously shaky, trees.
· Unlike many larger
parrots, fig parrots feed very quietly on the kernels of many tiny
· Seen ideally three
or four times each year around the weeping native fig trees at