Madarasz's tiger parrot
|Madarasz's tiger parrot|
Madarasz's tiger parrot is a relativity small parrot, with a height of about 14 cm and an average weight of around 34-44 grams. Males and females feature an olive/brown head. From crown to hindneck, it has yellow feathers, giving it speckled appearance. The throat area has a more dull yellow hue. The upper breast is olive in color. It has green tail feathers with red undertail coverts. The beak is a light blue/grey tipped with white. Females have a blue wash on the forehead and an orange wash on the nape and hindneck.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Psittacella madaraszi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 218.
- Trust, World Parrot. "Madarasz's Tiger Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi) | Parrot Encyclopedia". www.parrots.org. Retrieved 2017-04-19.
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