The National Bird of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is the St. Vincent Parrot (the Amazona Guildingi). It is the only type of parrot on the island and is a large beautiful coloured bird about 16 – 18 inches in length. The head is white, yellow and violet. The neck is mostly green, the body plumage is predominantly gold and brown washed with green. The wings are variegated and the tail green and violet blue, broadly tipped with yellow.