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Psittacus (grey parrot)

Wikipedia Abstract

Psittacus is a genus of African parrots in the subfamily Psittacinae. It contains the two species: the Congo African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) and the Timneh African grey parrot (Psittacus timneh). For many years, the Congo African grey parrot and Timneh African grey parrot were classified as subspecies; the former as the nominate the latter as P. e. timneh. However, in 2012 the taxa were recognized as separate species by BirdLife International on the basis of genetic, morphological, plumage and vocal differences.
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Psittacus erithacus (Grey Parrot) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Psittacus timneh (Timneh Parrot) (Endangered)

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