Rueppell's Parrot

Rüppell's Parrot is 22–25 cm long and weighs 121–156 g. It has an overall dark brown colour and its head is dark greyish. Both adult male and female birds have some yellow feathers on the leading edge of the wings, and yellow feathers covering their upper legs; in immatures, the yellow is dull or missing. They are sexually dimorphic; adult female birds have blue feathers on the lower back and the rump, whilst male birds loose this blue feather colouration as they become mature.

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The Rueppell's Parrot is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Rüppell's Parrot (Poicephalus rueppellii) or Rueppell's Parrot is a bird that is endemic in southwestern Africa from central Namibia to southwest Angola. It lives in savanna where there are trees or in dry woodland. It is more common near to streams or rivers. The name commemorates the German naturalist and explorer Eduard Rüppell. More

Rueppell's Parrot is found in the following countries: 1. Angola 2. Namibia Site Developed & Maintained by Shah Jahan & Sajna A Iqbal Design By FSquares COPYRIGHT (C) TheBirdsISaw.COM. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2007. More

Rueppell's Parrot or Rüppell's Parrot (Poicephalus rueppellii) is endemic in Southwestern Africa, specifically central Namibia and southwest Angola to Luanda. They are usually seen in small flocks of up to 20 - but more can congregate in areas where food is plentyful. Their preferred habitats range from riparian woodland to Acacia, dry steppe and thornveld as well as palm tree stands, such as Northern lala palm in the northern parts of its range. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Poicephalus
Species : rueppellii
Authority : (Gray, 1849)