Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
Plate from Zoological illustrations, Volume 1, 2nd series. Platycercus scapularis Vig. and Hors. Accepted as Alisterus scapularis
Date published 1829
Source Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged according to their apparent affinities, Volume 1, 2nd series (1829)
Author William Swainson
The Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis) is endemic to eastern Australia ranging from Cooktown in Queensland through to Port Campbell in Victoria.