Genus Coracopsis

Black parrot - The Lesser Vasa Parrot was one of the many species originally described by Linnaeus in his 18th century work, Systema Naturae; it was given the name of Psittacus niger, meaning "black parrot". It was later transferred to the new genus Coracopsis in 1826.


Vasa Parrot - There are three subspecies:

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Coracopsis