Red-headed Parrotfinch

About the Red-headed Parrotfinch

Also known as: Red-crowned Parrotfinch, Royal Parrotfinch

The Red-faced Parrotfinch is a species of finch endemic to islands in Polynesia. These beautiful small finches live in a subtropical or tropical lowland forest habitat.

Because of their beauty and for their active nature, Red-faced Parrotfinches are popular in aviculture. It has a stable population in the wild, with a conservation status of Least Concern as of December 2012.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 03 December 2012
Scientific Name
Erythrura cyaneovirens
  • Passeriformes
  • Estrildidae
  • Erythrura
  • E. cyaneovirens
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 7 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
4.3 to 4.7 inches
.56 ounces

International Names

Chinese (汉语) 红头鹦雀
Czech (Cesky) amada krátkoocasá
Danish (Dansk) Korthalet Papegøjeamadine
Dutch (Nederlands) Samoapapegaaiamadine
Finnish (Suomi) melanesianparatiisipeippo
French (Français) Diamant vert-bleu
German (Deutsch) Kurzschwanz-Papageiamadine
Italian (Italiano) Diamante testarossa
Japanese (日本語) セイキヒノマルチョウ [seikihinomaruseikouchou]
Norwegian (Norsk) Rødhetteamadin
Polish (Polski) papuzik czerwonoglowy
Russian (русский язык) Короткохвостая попугайная амадина
Spanish (Español) Pinzón Loro de Cabeza Roja
Swedish (Svenska) Rödhuvad amadin
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