Edwards's fig parrot, scarlet-cheeked fig parrot (Psittaculirostris edwardsii)
English: Edwards's Fig-parrot, also known as the Scarlet-cheeked Fig-parrot (Psittaculirostris edwardsii).
Date September 2008
The Edwards's fig parrot (Psittaculirostris edwardsii), also known as the scarlet-cheeked fig parrot, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in humid lowland forests in north-eastern New Guinea. The adult male is predominantly green with red breast and cheeks, yellow ear coverts and yellowish crown. Order: Psittaciformes, Superfamily: Psittacoidea, Family: Psittaculidae, Subfamily: Loriinae, Species: Psittaculirostris edwardsii (Oustalet, 1885)