Australia, New Guinea.
Mainly frugivore. Seeds, fruits, nuts, berries and buds.
Habitat: Various forest types, dense savannah.
Incubation: 33 days / 1 egg
Social structure: 1-30 birds
Dimensions: (64cm max)
Lifespan: (~56 under human care)
Estimated population in the wild: (not quantified)
Threats: Hunting for food and the pet trade, habitat loss due to logging and fires.
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Did you know that:
- Their cheek skin changes color with mood and health (pink/beige when stressed, yellow when excited, deep red when mating etc).
- In rainy conditions they can be found hanging upside down with their wings and tails stretched out, as if taking a bath.
- Their mouth is never completely closed due to their beak morphology.