The Parakeet Green-winged ( Alisterus chloropterus ) is a species of bird belonging to the family of Psittacidae.
This species is very similar to King Parrot and Parakeet Ambon. It is approximately 36 cm long.
According to the reference classification (version 5.2, 2015) of the International Ornithological Congress, this species consists of the following three subspecies ( phylogenic order ):
A. c. moszkowskii (Reichenow, 1911);
A. c. callopterus (D’Albertis & Salvadori, 1879);
A. c. chloropterus (Ramsay, 1879), inhabiting eastern New Guinea.
This bird inhabits dense forests up to an altitude of 2,800 m.
This species lives in the eastern part of New Guinea where it is common, especially in Papua.