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30-33cm. Red wings, bright green body, black nape, blue lower back and rump, yellow tipped tail, orange bill and grey feet. Females - yellow green body, red and pink trimmings on wings, dark iris and light blue lower back.
Riverine forests, forest edges, acacia scrub, savanna, mangroves, and farmlands.
The diet includes seeds from eucalyptus, acacia, berries, flowers, and insects. They use a hollow space in a tree as a nest. 3-6 white eggs are laid and are incubate by the female while the male searches for food. The chicks stay with their parents for about five weeks.
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