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Archived 2016 topics: Timneh Parrot (Psittacus timneh): uplist from Vulnerable to Endangered?

BirdLife species factsheet for Timneh Parrot: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/factsheet/22736498 This species was formerly considered conspecific with P. erithacus, but has been considered separate since 2012. It is endemic to West Africa, and is found from Guinea-Bissau east through Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus): uplist from Vulnerable to Endangered?

BirdLife species factsheet for Grey Parrot: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/factsheet/22724813 This species was formerly considered conspecific with P. timneh, but has been considered separate since 2012. The major threat to this species is from the pet trade (Martin et al. 2014). From 1982 … Continue reading

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