Huon Parrots

Psittacella / Tiger Parrots


As Madarasz’s Parrots (madaraszi), but crown with yellowish-brown tinge. Female as madaraszi, but edging to back of crown and nape green; black edging to back and rump not so distinct. … Length: 14 cm (5.5 ins), wing length 91 – 94 mm (3.5 – 3.75 ins)


They can be found in the Huon Peninsula in Papua New GuineaCITES II – Endangered Species

Species Names:

Scientific: Psittacella madaraszi huonensis aka Psittacella modesta huonensis … English: Huon Parrot … Dutch: Huon Tijgerparkiet … German: Huon Bindensittich … French: Psittacelle de Huon)

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