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Parrot, Red-bellied
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Poicephalus rufiventris
Africa, East Africa, Global, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Tanzania Read more
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The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be uncommon to common (del Hoyo et al. 1997). ...
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The Red-bellied Parrot is a small parrot about 23 cm (9 in) long and weights 140 g (5 oz). It is a mostly greenish and grey bird with the green being more prominent over its lower surfaces and the grey more prominent over its upper surfaces. Adult birds have green feathers covering the upper portions of their legs, red irises and dark grey beaks. The species is sexually dimorphic; Typically, males have a bright orange lower chest and abdomen, whilst adult females are greenish on these lower areas. The dimorphism occurs from a young age and is seen even in young chicks still in the nest.[ 2] ...
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