Shot captured at Echo Point, Blue Mountains, NSW. December 2011 during an early morning stroll.
Australian King-Parrot Alisterus scapularis
Family: Psittacidae Order: Psittaciformes
Male Australian King-Parrots are the only Australian parrots with a completely red head. Females are similar to males except that they have a completely green head and breast. Both sexes have a red belly and a green back, with green wings and a long green tail.