Madarasz's Tiger Parrot - Psittacella Madaraszi - Least Concern
Madarasz's Tiger Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae native to New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
Description: Madarasz's tiger parrot is a relatively small parrot, with a height of about 14 cm and an average weight of around 34-44 grams. Males and females feature an olive/brown head. From crown to hindneck, it has yellow feathers, giving it speckled appearance. The throat area has a more dull yellow hue. The upper breast is olive in color. It has green tail feathers with red undertail coverts. The beak is a light blue/grey tipped with white. Females have a blue wash on the forehead and an orange wash on the nape and hindneck.
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