Photo: Prioniturus luconensis
Subvenuation: Real parrots
Rod: rocket -high parrots
Body length is about 29 cm, and the wing is 15-19 cm. The main coloring of the plumage is yellowish-green. The head and lower body are lighter, with a blue tint. The ends of the steering feathers, as well as the flags on the middle pair of lead-gray. Two central heaps of tails are elongated with bare axes and without fanning, at the end they have black «rackets». Females are darker, naked axes of the tail are shorter. First described by washing in 1890.
It lives on the Philippine Islands, in particular, Luzon and Marinduka, as well as Sulawes and on some other small islands of the Indonesian archipelago.
Tropical forests inhabit.
Their population is reduced. Listed in the International Red Book.
Other types of genus «Rocket -high parrots»:
- Burui missile parrot
- Mountain rocket -high parrot
- Yellowish rocket -high parrot
- Red -shaped rocket launcher
- Blue -headed missile parrot
- Sineshapa rocket -high parrot