Bird | Soloman Islands, Sumba, New Guinea, Maluku Islands, Northeastern Australia
Typically the male has the more showy plumage in birds and the female is camouflaged, but in this species the females have vivid coloration, while the males’ green hue blends with the foliage as they forage in the trees for food.
In the wild: Fruits, wild figs, unripe nuts, leaf and flower buds, some seeds
At the Zoo: Mazuri parrot chow, produce, and corn
Emergent rainforest trees near a freshwater source
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – least concern