It has a gray-green plumage. It has a blue face mask wider and darker in the male and more narrow and shaded in blue in the female. The abdomen and belly are yellowish with a reddish central shield. On the shoulder there is a clear blue sign on the wing and a vertical band brunette and leading edge blue. Beak and legs are gray, the brown iris.
He lives in the inner south-eastern Australia, from southern Queensland to New South Wales. He lives in the woods and wooded savannahs.
The breeding season is from June to December, but also breeds in other times of the year if conditions permit (climate and abundance of food). The nest is set in the hollow of a tree trunk; the female lays 4-7 eggs which are incubated for 22 days. The young leave the nest about one month after hatching, but they remain a long time with their parents.
Feeding:It feeds on seeds, berries, fruits, flowers, buds and grasses and to aid digestion ingests much coal and small grains of siliceous rocks.