The Yellow-breasted Racket-tail, Palette De Cassin, or Lorito-momoto Amarillento (Prioniturus flavicans) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
The Yellow-breasted Racket tail has an olive-green back, neck and chest. The bill is pale grey and its irises are brown. Its legs are grey. Males have a blue on the top of the head with a red area on the crown. The tail feather are green with terminal black spatulas. Females have a smaller area of blue on the head and no red. Juveniles are similar to females, but have less blue on the head.
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- BirdLife International (2012). "Prioniturus flavicans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Forshaw, Joseph M. (2006). Parrots of the World; an Identification Guide. Illustrated by Frank Knight. Princeton University Press. plate 34. ISBN 0-691-09251-6.
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