Psittacula wardi [Newton 1867]
Psittacula wardi (Newton 1867)
back of head, nape and narrow stripes to cheek washed with blue;
broad cheek-stripe and obscure narrow line from cere to eye black;
abdomen yellowish-green; purple-red patch on wing coverts; upperside
of middle tail-feathers blue with yellow tips, outer feathers green;
tail underside yellow; bill red with yellow tip; iris yellowish;
Hen without black cheek-stripe.
Immatures as hen, but with shorter tail-feathers.
Length: 41 cm,
wing length 182 - 204 mm, tail length 136 - 271 mm.
Islands of Mahé and Silhouette in Seychelles, possibly also Praslin.