French: Perruche des Nicobar German: Graukopfsittich Spanish: Cotorra de Nicobar
Nicobar Is: on Great and Little Nicobar, Menchal and Kondul.
56–61 cm; 224 g. Bill red above, black below; head pale grey with black frontal band extending to eye and broad black band from lower mandible and chin to sides of neck... read more
Not well documented. Vocalisations overall loud and raucous, including a crow-like drawn-out “... read more
Food and feeding
Ripe fruits of Pandanus extensively used.
No information from the wild. An egg laid in captivity measured 38·2 mm × 25·6 mm.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Apparently common; many birds are caught for the... read more
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