Psittacella / Tiger Parrots

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As Modest Parrots(modesta), but nape with indistinct yellowish collar, which greatly varies from bird to bird; sides of head and throat more dark brownish-grey.

Female as modesta, but with variable yellowish tinge to nape

These parrots average 5.5 inches or 14 cm in length, from beak to tip of tail.



They can be found on the southern slopes of Snow Mountains, Western New Guinea CITES II – Endangered Species


Species Names:

Scientific: Psittacella modesta collaris … English: Snow Mountains Modest Parrot … Dutch: Snow Mountains Tijgerparkiet … German: Schneegebirge Bindensittich … French: Psittacelle à collet jaune de Modest

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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