Blue-headed Racquet-tail

It is 27–28 cm, basically green with a bright, light blue head, blue underwings and, in the male, bluish breast. The beak is bluish gray and iris is yellowish.

The Blue-headed Racquet-tail is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Blue-headed Racquet-tail; Prioniturus luconensis Green Racquet-tail; Prioniturus discurus ... Prioniturus platenae: ...permision by the copyright holders. Prioniturus platenae. Blue-headed Racquet-tail. Family PSITTACIDAE (Parrots). Status. Vulnerable. ... Parrot - Reference Library: Prioniturus waterstradti; Blue-headed Racquet-tail, Prioniturus platenae; Green Racquet-tail, Prioniturus luconensis; Blue-crowned ... More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Prioniturus
Species : platenae
Authority : Blasius, 1888