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Melopsittacus undulatus

Basic information
Scientific name Melopsittacus undulatus

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Common names Budgerigar
Higher taxon Psittacidae, Psittaciformes, Aves
Natural range Australia
Habitat Urban area, reed bed, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Niigata, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Kochi, Oita, and Miyazaki Prefs. Range in Japan
Origin
Date 1980s.
Route Deliberate: Escape or release of pet.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Florida, Puerto Rico, etc.
Reference Notes
  • Biodiversity Center of Japan (ed) (2004) National Survey on the Natural Environment (Accessed on 2012-6-07) http://www.biodic.go.jp/reports2/6th/6_bird/index.html (in Jpn)
  • Eguchi & Amano (2004) Spread of exotic birds in Japan. Ornithol Sci. 3, 3-12.
  • Eguchi & Fujimaki (eds) (2000) Check-List of Japanese Birds Sixth Revised Edition. The Ornithological Society of Japan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Juniper & Parr (1998) Parrots. Pica Press, East Sussex.
  • Kawakami & Kanouchi (2012) The Handbook of Introduced Birds in Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Kuroda (1968) Psittacidae of the World. Ornithol Soc Jpn, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Lepage (ed) (2003-2010) Avibase the world bird database (Accessed on 2012-6-07) http://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/
  • etc.