green upperparts; blue head and face (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

Scarlet-chested Parrot
Neophema splendida

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: a brilliantly colored parrot of southern and western Australia; sexual dimorphism with the female lacking the bright red chest of the male.

blue shoulders (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

rather long pointed tail (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

male has bright red chest (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

yellow belly visible here in flight (Zoo; 2013-05-29)