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Parrot, Red-winged
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Aprosmictus erythropterus
Asia, Australasia, Australia, Global, Indonesia, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea Read more
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The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be generally common and locally abundant (del Hoyo et al. 1997). ...
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The Red-winged parrot is typically about 30 to 33 cm (12–13 in) in length. Both sexes have bright red wings and a bright green body. The male birds have a black nape, lower blue back and rump with a yellow tip on their tail, an orange bill and grey feet. The female birds on the other hand have a yellowish green body and the wings have red and pink trimmings on their wings. Also distinguishing the females are a dark iris and the lower back is a light blue colour. Juveniles have orange/yellow beaks and pale brown irises, and otherwise resemble females in colouration. Males develop adult plumage at about the age of two years and females at the age of about a year and a half. ...
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