Fruits, flowers, seeds, nuts.
Habitat: lowland savanna, but apparently favouring relatively open country
Incubation: Eggs 2–4, incubation c. 25 days.
Social structure: can be found singly, in pairs and in small flocks of ten to twenty parrots.
Weight: 120–161 g.
Dimensions: 23 cm
Lifespan: 25-30, up to 50 under human care.
Estimated population in the wild: Not quantified, often abundant.
Threats: Pet trade
IUCN Status: Least Concern
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