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Alternative names: Yellow-breasted Racket-tail; Yellowish-breasted Racket-tail; Minahasa Racquet-tail
- Prioniturus flavicans
37 cm. Large (around 10 cm larger than the other species of Racquet-tail on Sulawesi), mostly yellowish green parrot with pale bill. May show tail spatules or racquets.
- overall medium green
- crown green or green with red spot on blue patch (see gender differences)
- nape, chest and rest of underparts paler, tawny golden yellow to yellowish (see gender differences)
- crissum yellowish green
- undertail blue
- tail of adult with medium or long spatules / racquets (see gender differences)
- bill pale silvery grey
- eye dark
- crown with red spot placed forward on blue patch
- nape, mantle, chest deeper tawny golden
- tail racquets long
- crown with no blue/red (green)
- nape, mantle, chest paler more yellow
- tail racquets medium (sometimes short)
Mid-storey lowland and hill forest.
They gather in fruit trees.
They nest in cavities in the rootball of arboreal epiphytic ferns. Both parents care for the young.
- Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.