Large fig parrot


The large fig parrot (Psittaculirostris desmarestii), also known as flame-headed fig parrot and Desmarest’s fig parrot, is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is found in the West Papuan Islands, Indonesia and in southern and western New Guinea (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea).

Male and female adults are identical in external appearance, and juveniles tend to have duller colours on the head, but otherwise resemble adults.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

It has six subspecies. source

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