Greater Madarasz's Parrots

Psittacella / Tiger Parrots

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Description:

Males as Madarasz's Parrots (madaraszi), but slightly larger.

Female as madaraszi, but slightly larger.

Length: 15 cm (6 ins), winglength 90 - 102 mm (3.5 - 4 ins)


Distribution / Status in the Wild:

They can be found in Weyland Mountains and northern slopes Snow Mountains, Western New Guinea.

They are endangered in the wild (CITES II).


Species Names:

Scientific: Psittacella madaraszi major ... English: Greater Madarasz's Parrot ... Dutch: Grote Madarasz' Tijgerparkiet ... German: Großer Madaraszs Bindensittich ... French: Psittacelle grande de Madarasz

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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