He is among the most colorful parrots. Indeed, the head is light blue, part of the neck is yellow while the throat is red-blue. The intense green body is covered with yellow “scales”. The beak is orange, the eyes have black iris edged with orange. The legs are light gray.
It breeds with difficulty in captivity and only in large aviaries. In addition, its reproduction requires an adapted and very specific diet given the fact that it is very fond of nectar and bud.
Incubation: 25 days
Youth flight: 7-8 weeks
Eastern and Northern Australia, Tasmania and Bali
Cheerful, lively, playful and noisy: it is not very recommended in apartments but filled the aviaries with its joie de vivre and its colors.
Nectar, flowers, buds, seeds and fruits