Red-cheeked parrot

Red-cheeked parrot

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Geoffroyus geoffroyi

The red-cheeked parrot is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the tip of northern Australia. There are 17 subspecies currently recognized. It is a stocky short-tailed parrot with predominantly green plumage. It exhibits sexual dimorphism; the adult male has red cheeks and a mauve nape and top of head, while the female is duller with a brown head.

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References

1. Red-cheeked parrot Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-cheeked_parrot
2. Red-cheeked parrot on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22684945/130100864
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/690345

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