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Nicobar Parakeet

Nicobar Parakeet

Description:

Between 55 and 61 cm.. of length and a weight of 224 g..

The Nicobar Parakeet (Psittacula caniceps) has the crown, upper cheeks and ear-coverts pale grey; stripe black in the region perioftalmica through the lores up to the forecrown; the cheeks … Read the rest

 
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Plum-headed Parakeet

Plum-headed Parakeet

Description:

Between 33–37 cm. in length and weighing between 56-85 grams.

The Plum-headed Parakeet or Plum headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) has the forecrown, lores, cheeks and ear-coverts bright red malva, fading to blue on lower cheeks, the crown and part … Read the rest

 
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Malabar Parakeet

Malabar Parakeet

Description:

Of 36 to 38 cm.. length.

The Malabar Parakeet (Psittacula columboides) has the lores and upper cheeks of green grass, blue tinge on the edges and in the dark pearl gray crown, the lower cheeks, los lados y parteRead the rest

 
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Meyer's Parrot

Meyer's Parrot

Description:

21 cm. and a weight of 100-130 g..

The Meyer's Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) has the forecrown, lores, cheeks, ear-coverts and ash Brown nape; crown bright yellow. The mantle feathers brown ash with edges of blue or greenish blue tint in some … Read the rest

 
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Niam-Niam Parrot

Niam-Niam Parrot

Description:

25 cm.. length.

The Niam-Niam Parrot (Poicephalus crassus) has the head and nape Brown olive; the ear-coverts Silver. Feathers of the the mantle and tertiary Brown with dark green margin; back, uppertail-coverts and bright green.


Upper, wing-coverts dark green; … Read the rest

 
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New Zealand Kaka

Nestor meridionalis

Description

45 cm.. length and an average weight of 550 g..

The New Zealand Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) they are some great parrots with a tail of medium length and a plumage predominantly Brown and Red.

The adult male has the crown whitish grey color and the neck with a look … Read the rest

 
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Malherbe's Parakeet

Malherbe's Parakeet

Description

19 to 22 cm. length and a weight between 40 and 52 grams for males and between 30 and 41 grams for females.

The Malherbe's Parakeet (Cyanoramphus malherbi) they are small bright green parakeets, equipped with a long tail and with a wash of … Read the rest

 
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Masked Shining-Parrot

Masked Shining-Parrot

Description

47 cm of length and weight approximate of 322 g..

The colorful Masked Shining-Parrot (Prosopeia personata), has a plumage Green on most of his body, the front of the crown, lores, cheeks and chin, are black.

The upperparts are color … Read the rest

 
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Anatomy of the Psitacidae


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Species of the genus Prosopeia

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