The basic color of the body is bright red. Its wings are green with some blue undertones. Part of the tail is blue-green. The shoulders are covered with yellow-red feathers. Note that in the flavopalliatus the yellow is brighter and that it also has a spot between the shoulders.
Breeds quite easily and gives good results and pairs stay together for life.
Incubation: 24 days
Youth flight: 9 weeks
Moluccas Islands and Indonesia
Very lively and cheerful but very noisy which makes it preferable to breed in an aviary. It tames easily.
Nectar and fruits but do not disdain certain buds or corn seeds especially if they are still green.