Male- underparts green/yellow; red lores and line below eye; dull blue forecrown and band from lores across upper cheeks to ear coverts; red bend of wing, lesser, outer median and inner primary coverts; red forewing; yellow underwing coverts; black central tail feathers with green toward bases; green/yellow lateral tail feathers tipped with black. Bill olive/yellow with grey at base. Eye ring bare and grey/white. Eye brown/yellow. Female- red on lesser and outer median wing coverts minimal or absent.
As in adult female, but with green forecrown with scattered blue feathers; red and blue facial markings absent. Eye grey.
Calls in flight are soft and high-pitched notes repeated several times between pauses. Calls are louder when taking flight.
Lexicon of Parrots http://www.arndt-verlag.com/projekt/birds_3.cgi?Desc=E289.htm&Pic=289_1.JPG
Internet Bird Collection http://ibc.lynxeds.com/
BirdLife International http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=1634&m=0
ML Media Collection Catalogue 105190, Blue-fronted Parrotlet Touit dilectissima, Macaulay, Linda, Darien, Panama, Jan. 21 2000, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World, Juniper and Parr, 1998.
Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006.