Scientific Name: Eclectus roratus

Found In: Rainforests in Australia, Solomon Islands, New Guinea and Moluccas

Size: 15 – 19 inches long

Diet: Herbivore: fruits, nuts, seeds and flowers

Threat Level: Vulnerable: Habitat destruction and capture for the illegal wildlife trade are threats to this species.

Facts: This species is sexually dimorphic, meaning males and females look different; males are a vibrant, emerald green with red and blue underwings and an orange beak and females are bright red with dark purple under their wings and a black beak.

Virginia Zoo Eclectus Parrot: male Zeke (animal ambassador)