The genus Alisterus genus consist of three King-Parrot species and several sub-species that are native to a wide range in eastern Australia, New Guinea, Papuan Islands Sula Islands and Maluku Islands in Indonesia.

King Parakeets are large parrots of approx. 35-43 cm, characterized by red and green colors, a long tail and a relatively small bill.

Previously the King Parrots was included in the Aprosmictus genus.


Alisterus amboinensis
Moluccan King Parrot

Alisterus chloropterus
Papuan King Parrot

Alisterus scapularis
Australian King Parrot

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