Medium-sized, chunky parrot; typically appears entirely green with a contrasting red forehead. Usually found in pairs or larger groups; feeds on fruit and flowers, sometimes commuting long distances between feeding sites. Locally distributed and unlikely to be encountered away from seasonally flooded forests along large rivers or in coastal regions. Smaller than Blue-cheeked Parrot with darker face pattern and black bill. Festive Parrot also lacks contrasting orange patch on wing and has a burrier, more nasal call than Blue-cheeked Parrot.