Meyer's Parrot

Poicephalus meyeri - Perroquet de Meyer

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Psittaciformes

  • Family
    :

    Psittacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Poicephalus

  • Species
    :

    meyeri

Descriptor

Cretzschmar, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 100 à 150 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Meyer's Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) is a species of bird in the Psittacidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Poicephalus meyeri meyeri (n Cameroon and s Chad to Ethiopia and n DRCongo)
  • Poicephalus meyeri saturatus (e DRCongo to w Kenya and nw Tanzania)
  • Poicephalus meyeri matschiei (se DRCongo and c Tanzania to e Angola, n Zambia and n Malawi)
  • Poicephalus meyeri reichenowi (w Angola)
  • Poicephalus meyeri damarensis (s Angola, n Namibia, nw Botswana)
  • Poicephalus meyeri transvaalensis (s Zambia and w Mozambique to e Botswana and nc South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Perroquet de Meyer,
  • Lorito de Meyer,
  • Papagaio de Meyer,
  • Goldbugpapagei,
  • Meyer aranyosvállú papagája,
  • Meyers Papegaai,
  • Pappagallo di Meyer,
  • Stäppapegoja,
  • Gulissepapegøye,
  • papagáj hnedý,
  • papoušek žlutotemenný,
  • Meyers Papegøje,
  • afrikankaija,
  • Bosveldpapegaai,
  • lloro de Meyer,
  • afrykanka złotoplama,
  • Мейеров длиннокрылый попугай,
  • ムラクモインコ,
  • 麦耶氏鹦鹉,
  • 棕鸚鵡,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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