Australian King Parrot

King parrots are one of few parrot species which is sexually dimorphic.


This means the male and female look different to the human eye. We have a female (pictured), the male has a bright red head and chest.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Key Facts

Family:
Psittacidae
Diet:
Seeds, fruits and small insects.
Life Span:
25 years captivity
Distribution:
Eastern and north eastern Australia.
Did you know?
There are 3 distinct species of King parrot, all with different markings and colourations.

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