Colourization Adult: C.s. scintillata: both adults mostly green, the feathers pale green on shaft on head to abdomen and bright yellow on breast and mantle; red forehead, lores, thighs and underwing coverts, in female less evident on forehead; red on sides of breast; underwing banded with yellow. Bill black. Eye ring bare and grey. Skin at base of bill grey/black. Eye orange/red. C.s. chloroptera: as in scintillata, but narrower streaking in plumage; green underwing coverts with or without red markings. C.s. rubrifrons: as in scintillata but broader, orange/yellow streaking in plumage. Colourization Juvenile: C.s. scintillata: as in adults but with minimal amount of red on forehead; varying yellow marks at base of bill. Eye brown. C.s. chloroptera: as in adults. C.s. rubrifrons: as in adults. Call: Vocal while in flight and when perched. A electronic-sounding screech and many syllabled musical notes of varying tone and length.