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 Rueppell's Parrot

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photo Brown Parrot, Damara Parrot. Alternate name
Poicephalus rueppellii Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
22?25 cm Length
Tropical dry forest, savanna & grassland, often near water, below 1,500m, in:- Angola, Namibia & a vagrant to Botswana. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 -4 White eggs incubation by the female in 28 days fledging atter 68 days. Timing linked to rainfall.
Plant material, flowers, buds, shoots, fruit, seeds, nectare, insects & larvae. Food  
gregarious found in small groups. Habits
1503 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Alastair Rae December 9, 2006 all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

R?pell?s Parrot call of immature
(Poicephalus rueppellii)
Paul Noakes XC20511
04-08-2006, Namibia

Ruppell's Parrot, Waterberg National ParkFollow

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