Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Brown-necked Parrot

Brown-necked Parrot Poicephalus robustus

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Cape Parrot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Benvie, Karkloof, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Sep 14, 2008 © Alan Manson 
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W., se. and and s. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in w. Africa;
Two main populations;
(1) Senegambia and Guinea-Bissau, Liberia and Ivory Coast to n. Ghana. Possibly in Togo and c. Nigeria.
(2) S. and e. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, sw. Uganda, c. Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe and w. to n. Namibia and Angola.
(3) South Africa (n. Natal, Transvaal to e. Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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