Salvadori's fig parrot

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Salvadori's fig parrot
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Psittaculirostris
Species: P. salvadorii
Binomial name
Psittaculirostris salvadorii
(Oustalet, 1880)

Salvadori's fig parrot (Psittaculirostris salvadorii) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae endemic to the northern part of the Papua province in Indonesia.

Description[edit]

These birds are sexually dimorphic. The male of the species has an orange breast patch and yellow cheeks, while the female has a pale blue breast patch and greenish-yellow cheeks. The juveniles of the species all resemble females until adult plumage begins to grow in.

Diet[edit]

Salvadori's fig parrot is a frugivore; the diet consists mainly of figs and other fruit.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1] Loriinae.com - Species Profile
  • World Parrot Trust Parrot Encyclopedia - Species Profiles
  • [2] - YouTube video of a captive pet Fig Parrot with a scissor beak deformity.