47 cm. Bright green, with black forehead and area on face round eye to chin, broad yellow rough-edged patch from upper breast to vent, where turns to red; outer webs of... read more
Calls include several short harsh notes such as a nasal “krryeh”, a grating “krrreh” or more drawn-... read more
Mature forest, secondary growth, edges of villages, mangroves, subsistence gardens, from coasts up... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds and fruits including wild figs; also cultivated fruits such as Inocarpus fagiferus, guavas and mangoes; flowers of banana... read more
Jul–Sept. Nest in hole in tree. Eggs 2, although locals have reported 3–4 young in family parties.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Fairly common, and very frequent in the Nausori... read more
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