Snow Mountains Modest Parrots

Psittacella / Tiger Parrots

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Description:

As Modest Parrots(modesta), but nape with indistinct yellowish collar, which greatly varies from bird to bird; sides of head and throat more dark brownish-grey.

Female as modesta, but with variable yellowish tinge to nape

These parrots average 5.5 inches or 14 cm in length, from beak to tip of tail.


Distribution:

They can be found on the southern slopes of Snow Mountains, Western New Guinea ... CITES II - Endangered Species


Species Names:

Scientific: Psittacella modesta collaris ... English: Snow Mountains Modest Parrot ... Dutch: Snow Mountains Tijgerparkiet ... German: Schneegebirge Bindensittich ... French: Psittacelle à collet jaune de Modest

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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