Also known as the Red-sided Parrot.
This species of parrot is 40–43 cm (16–17 in) long.
Males are bright green with an orange bill with red flanks. Flight feathers have a bend of blue with scarlet linings and tails are dark with a tipped yellow. Females are wine-red in plumage with a broad blue band across breast. Has a black bill and blue linings on wings with orange tail tip. 
Harsh rolling screech of kraach-krraak or kar!, kar!, kar! while in flight. Also possesses a wailing flute-like whistle cry that is both hollow and high pitched.
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