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Lesser Vasa Parrot, Bang's Black Parrot, Seychelles Black Parrot. Alternate name
Coracopsis nigra Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
35 cm Length
Tropical swamp forest, mangrove, dry forest & dry savanna, up to 2,050 m, in:- Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte & Seychelles. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 -5 White eggs.  Clutch
 Seed, berries, fruit, nuts and crops; Food  
 Female looses head feathers in mating season. Habits
1493  World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo Oct 2008 by Stavenn  all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Lesser Vasa Parrot call
(Coracopsis nigra)
Daniel Lane XC26699
25-11-2008, Madagascar

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