French: Palette de Cassin German: Flaggenschwanzpapagei Spanish: Lorito momoto amarillento
Other common names: Yellow-breasted Racquet-tail, Yellow-breasted Racquet-tailed Parrot
N peninsula of Sulawesi and associated islands (Bangka, Lembeh) and Togian Is.
37 cm. Bill pale bluish grey; forehead and face green; crown to hindneck rich blue with red patch in mid-crown; breast, sides of neck, nape and mantle dull olive-yellow... read more
When perched utters several harsh nasal screeches. Also a harsh grating “krraaa”, often given in... read more
Primary lowland forest to around 1000 m, occasionally in stands of trees at forest margins.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered near-threatened. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Not as common as P. platurus and... read more
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