Lorentz’s Painted Tiger Parrots

As Painted Parrots (picta), but crown and nape olive-brown; sides of head bluish-green; throat suffused with blue; lower back and upper tail-coverts black with yellow edging; on average slightly larger.

Female as male, but breast black, each feather edged in yellow; yellow band to sides of neck absent; cheeks blue.

Length: 20 cm (8 ins)


They can be found in the Snow Mountains, Western New GuineaCITES II – Endangered Species

Species Names:

Scientific: Psittacella picta lorentzi … English: Lorentz’s Painted Parrot … Dutch: Lorentz’s Bruinkoptijgerparkiet … German: Lorentzs Gemalter Bindensittich … French: Psittacelle de peindre de Lorentz

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