This is not a parrot. It isn't a Scarlet Macaw, either, if you want to get technical.
Go on and take a closer look.
"I think most people don't realize that this is a human being," jokes Stötter on his Facebook page, "some of my closest friends are trying to find out why I posted the photo of a parrot."
PHOTOS of Stötter's parrot painting, in progress:
According to The Telegraph, Stötter spends up to five months planning his paintings, with some paintings taking up to eight hours to complete. Fortunately for the models, he uses a special, breathable paint.