Blue-backed Parrot

Tanygnathus sumatranus - Perruche de Müller

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Psittaciformes

  • Family
    :

    Psittaculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tanygnathus

  • Species
    :

    sumatranus

Descriptor

Raffles, 1822

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 173 à 334 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Perruche de Müller
adult

Blue-backed Parrot (Tanygnathus sumatranus) is a species of bird in the Psittaculidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Tanygnathus sumatranus sumatranus (Sulawesi and nearby islands)
  • Tanygnathus sumatranus duponti (Luzon. n Philippines.)
  • Tanygnathus sumatranus freeri (Polillo I.. n Philippines.)
  • Tanygnathus sumatranus everetti (Visayan Is. and Mindanao. Philippines.)
  • Tanygnathus sumatranus burbidgii (Sulu Arch.. sw Philippines.)

Foreign names

  • Perruche de Müller,
  • Loro de Müller,
  • Blaurückenpapagei,
  • éjszakai madapapagáj,
  • Müllers Papegaai,
  • Pappagallo groppazzurra,
  • müllerpapegoja,
  • Asurgumppapegøye,
  • ladniak olivový,
  • papoušek rudozobý,
  • Grøn Grovnæbspapegøje,
  • vihernokkakaija,
  • lloro becgròs de Muller,
  • papuga zielona,
  • Мюллеров благородный попугай,
  • Betet-kelapa punggung-biru,
  • ササハインコ,
  • 蓝背鹦鹉,
  • 蘇門答臘藍背鸚鵡,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 10-01-2012
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