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Parrot, Ruppell's
 
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Scientific Name:
Poicephalus rueppellii
Location(s):
Africa, Angola, Global, Namibia, South Central Africa, Southern Africa Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be fairly common in suitable habitat (del Hoyo et al. 1997). ...
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Wikipedia
Rüppell's Parrot is 22–25 cm (9 in) 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 lose this blue feather colouration as they become mature. ...
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