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Poicephalus (African parrots)

Wikipedia Abstract

The genus Poicephalus comprises nine species of parrots native to various regions of the Afrotropic ecozone, including Sub-Saharan Africa, ranging from Senegal in the west, Ethiopia in the east, and to South Africa in the south. Several of the species exist in slightly different forms (or subspecies).They are stocky birds with short broad tails and relatively large heads and beaks for their size. (Poicephalus, from the Ancient Greek, literally means made of head).
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Poicephalus crassus (Niam-niam Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus cryptoxanthus (Brown-headed Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus flavifrons (Yellow-fronted Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus gulielmi (Red-fronted Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus meyeri (Meyer's Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus robustus (Cape Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus rueppellii (Rüppell's Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus rufiventris (Red-bellied Parrot) (Attributes)
Poicephalus senegalus (Senegal Parrot) (Attributes)


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