Wild Type (above)
This species is found in equatorial Africa, ranging from Sierra Leone to Lake Albert in Uganda. Red Faces are slightly sexually dimorphic the cock having a bright green body, merging into yellowish on the under parts. The forehead and face are bright orange-red and there have black flight feathers. The rump is blue and there are small amounts of red, yellow and black in the tail feathers. The hen is similar in colour to the cock, but paler.