The body is more or less deep pink. The tail, the sub-caudal region and the wings are gray with darker primary flight feathers. The erectile crest is light pink and short. The eyes are dark and the legs are light in color.
The male and female are distinguished by the color of the irises which are black and light brown respectively and the ring of skin in the male which is larger.
Reproduces without too much difficulty as long as the pair has a comfortable nest.
Incubation: 23-24 days
Youth flight: 7 weeks after birth
He continually needs to exercise and exercise with his beak. He sometimes becomes a little aggressive and in this case his voice is very unpleasant. It is better suited to aviary life than to apartment life.
Sunflower, pumpkin seed, mixture of seeds (safflower, millet, hemp, oats, wheat), seeds of wild herbs, pine and other nuts, ripe corn; lots of fruit and vegetables, especially apple, orange, cherries and grapes.