Blue-collared parrot

Blue-collared parrot

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Geoffroyus simplex

The blue-collared parrot also known as simple parrot, lilac-collared song parrot, or lilac-collared Geoffroy's parrot, is a parrot found in the higher elevations of New Guinea. It is found from 500 to 2300 m, mainly between 800 and 1900 m . It is 23–25 cm, mainly green with a black beak, yellow wing bend, blue underwing coverts, and a pale yellow iris. Adult males have a blue collar across upper breast to lower neck above the mantle, adult females have some blue on the rear crown. Juveniles have no blue and a paler bill. There are two subspecies:

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References

1. Blue-collared parrot Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue-collared_parrot
2. Blue-collared parrot on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22684948/93052161

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