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Red-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris)

African Orange-bellied Parrot, Red-breasted Parrot, Abyssinian Parrot                                
Poicephalus rufiventris Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
22 cm Length
Tropical (lowland) dry shrubland & savanna, often near water, between 800-2000m, in:- Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia & Tanzania. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 White eggs incubation by female 28 days, fledging 63 days. March - October. Clutch
Fruit, mainly figs, seed includig maise. Food  
Usualy found in pairs or family groups. Habits
1501 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Red-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris)


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