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Yellow-bellied Senegal Parrot, Yellow-vented Senegal Parrot; Red-vented Senegal Parrot, Scarlet-bellied Senegal Parrot, Orange-breasted Senegal Parrot & Orange-bellied Senegal Parrot. Alternate name
Poicephalus senegalus  Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
23 cm Length
Tropical lowland forest, savanna, plantations & arable land, below 1,000m, in:- Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, C?/font>te d'Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone  & Togo. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 4 White eggs, incubated by female in 27 to 28 days, fledging 60 - 70 days. Care is by both parents. Clutch
Fruit, seed and blossom. Food  
gregarious outside breeding season. Habits
1497  World Number
Least Concern Status

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