Poicephalus fuscicollis

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Poicephalus fuscicollis
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A Grey-headed Parrot
(Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Psittacinae
Genus: Poicephalus
Species: P. fuscicollis
Binomial name
Poicephalus robustus

Poicephalus fuscicollis, sometimes known in aviculture as the uncape parrot[1] is a large Poicephalus parrot species endemic to Africa consisting of the savanna-dwelling Brown-necked Parrot (P. fuscicollis fuscicollis) and Grey-headed Parrot (P. f. suahelicus) subspecies. It formerly included the Cape Parrot (now Poicephalus robustus) as a subspecies before the Cape Parrot was re-classified as a distinct species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Craig. "Uncape Parrot birds". BirdChannel. Retrieved 28 August 2014.