also known as
MANY COLOURED Parakeet
bright green; yellow frontal band; hind-crown patch brown/red;
yellow abdomen and thighs, varying red marks; green rump and tail
coverts, with brown/red near base of tail, yellow/green band across
rump; dark blue/green line across lower back; wing patch bright
yellow. Beak - dark grey. Eyes brown. Size : approx. 11"
Female-brown/olive head, back and upper breast; pale
green lower breast to under-tail coverts; orange/yellow faint
frontal band, often tinted with brown/red; dull red/brown patch on
hind-crown; wing patch red.
duller than adult female; pale green outer lesser wing coverts
margined with red;
Males : much duller than adult male, with red on
abdomen and thighs minimal or absent.
Call: Contact call soft and
twittering, repeated rapidly three or four times.
Soft, musical chattering while perched.