French: Perroquet à face jaune German: Schoapapagei Spanish: Lorito carigualdo
Other common names:
Highlands of Ethiopia.
28 cm; 140–205 g. Green, with forehead, crown and upper cheeks yellow, often washed orange; flight-feathers and tail dusky brown. Some yellow sometimes on wing edge and... read more
Calls rather high-pitched, including a short upslurred “pEEh!” and a sharply overslurred “kwEE-eeh... read more
Ficus-Acacia riverine forest from 300m, lowland subtropical humid forest, olive-... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly recorded, but presumably like other Poicephalus parrots. Observed feeding on ripe fruits of Dovyalis abyssinica,... read more
Sedentary, with occasional displacements, e.g. into Addis Ababa.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Frequent to common, and considered commonest in the northerly, higher parts of its range. Present in Abijata-Shala Lakes and Bale Mountains... read more
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