Blue-winged/Blue-banded Parrot Neophema chrysostoma

Blue-winged Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
The Blue-winged Parrot, also called the Blue-winged/Blue-banded Grass Parakeet, looks like the Elegant Parrot, but has more blue on its wing. It is native to southeast Australia, including Tasmania.
Blue-winged Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
Unusually for parrots, some Tasmanian birds migrate north to the Australian mainland for the winter (as does its rarer relative, the Orange-bellied).
Blue-winged Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
Females and juveniles are duller in colour than the males. Juveniles (above right) don't have the blue brow bands and yellow bellies of the adult (above left).