Pink-billed Parrot-finch

The Pink-billed Parrotfinch is approximately 11 cm long. This species is a greenish finch with outsized bill. It has olive-green with black face, bluish crown and nape and red rump. This species is easily seen with a large, glossy-pink bill. Its young is similar in color but duller, having orange-horn bill with black tip. It has high-pitched chee-chee voice and a clicking sound.

The Pink-billed Parrot-finch is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

prior to its interest in the Pink-billed Parrot-finch has supported Shelagh Rosenthal in her study of the Owston's Palm Civet in Vietnam. Send your observations as a word document or as a .pdf file, attached to an email: More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Estrildidae
Genus : Erythrura
Species : kleinschmidti
Authority : (Finsch, 1878)