Medium-sized colorful parrot, widespread across more arid and semi-arid woodlands of southern inland Australia. Adult male very brightly colored and striking in appearance, primarily turquoise-green with dark blue and yellow in the wings and yellow and red in lower belly. Female primarily brownish-green but with splashes of turquoise, blue, red, and yellow. Typically feeds on the ground. Calls include a repeated, clear, rising "whitt."