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  Blue-rumped Parrots

 

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A postage stamp of a female and male Blue-rumped Parrot. The male has primarily greenish upperparts and yellowish-green underparts, with a greyish-blue head and rump, a blackish mantle, a reddish shoulder patch, yellowish fringes on the wing coverts, and a red bill with a blackish lower mandible. The body and wings of the female is similar, but the head and bill are brownish, the rump is yellowish-green, the red wing-patch is smaller, and it lacks the black mantle. This stamp is part of a set of four (fig.). See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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