The Blue-faced Parrot-Finch is a brightly coloured finch with a blue head, green body and red rump and red upper surface on the tail. The female is similar to the male but has less blue on the face. Juveniles have all green head and duller tail.
seeds, plants, insects
The nest is pear shaped made of grass with an entrance tunnel.
The Blue-faced Parrot-Finch is found on eastern Cape York Peninsula in Queensland. It is also found in Japan, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and other islands in the region
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Blue-faced Parrot-Finch|
Relatives in same Genus
Gouldian Finch (E. gouldiae)