Splendid slender parrot with very bright colors. Its plumage is red with some blue and black spots on the wings and on the pinnae of the undertail region. The eyes are dark, the bill is orange and the legs light gray.
Breeds quite easily and gives good results however if the parents peck the chicks it is best to remove them from the nest to rear them artificially.
Incubation: 24 days
Youth flight: 9 weeks
Indonesia and New Guinea
Very lively and cheerful but very noisy which makes it preferable to breed in an aviary. (Beware of too low temperature). It tames easily.
Nectar and fruits