Blue-faced Parrotfinch

About the Blue-faced Parrotfinch

Also known as: Tri-colored Parrotfinch, Blue-headed Parrot Finch, Green-backed Finch, Blue-faced Finch

The Blue-faced Parrotfinch is a colorful species of finch found in parts of Australia, east Asia and Southeast Asia.

Blue-faced Parrotfinches are also known as Tri-colored Parrotfinches. They have deep blue faces, green bodies, and red tail feathers. Females have similar coloration but the blue face feathers aren't as extensive as in males.

Because of their beauty, lovely song, and willingness to breed in captivity, Blue-faced Parrotfinches are popular aviary and pet birds. They may live up to 7 years in captivity. In the wild, the stable population has a conservation status of Least Concern.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 21 November 2012
Scientific Name
Erythrura trichroa
  • Passeriformes
  • Estrildidae
  • Erythrura
  • E. trichroa
Birdorable Family
Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 29 September 2017)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
4.5 to 4.8 inches

International Names

Chinese 蓝脸鹦雀
Czech amada tříbarvá
Danish Blåhovedet Papegøjeamadine
Dutch Blauwmaskerpapegaaiamadine
Finnish sininaamapeippo
French Diamant de Kittlitz
German Dreifarben-Papageiamadine
Italian Diamante facciablu
Japanese ナンヨウセイコウチョウ [nan'youseikouchou]
Norwegian Trefargeamadin
Polish papuzik trójbarwny
Russian Сине-зелёная попугайная амадина
Spanish Pinzón Loro de Cara Azul
Swedish Blåhuvad papegojamadin
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