Niam-Niam parrot

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Niam-Niam parrot
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Psittacinae
Genus: Poicephalus
Species: P. crassus
Binomial name
Poicephalus crassus
(Sharpe, 1884)

The Niam-Niam parrot (Poicephalus crassus) is a parrot endemic in Central Africa (Cameroon to SW South Sudan). It is a mostly green parrot with a brown head and a red iris. It lives in woodlands and is not known in captivity.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

This parrot has a range extending across the central portion of the Central African Republic and into portions of neighboring South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Chad.


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