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Mascarene Parrot

 (Mascarinus mascarinus)
 
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© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Mascarene Parrot was last seen in captivity in 1834 in the King of Bavaria's private menagerie.

Academic Research

Related publications: Mascarinus mascarinus

Species Profile

Genus: Mascarinus | Species: mascarinus

Size:

About 35cm (13.6 in).

Weight:

Probably 400-500g (14-17.5 oz)

Races including nominate:

one

Colourization Adult:

Both adults dark grey/brown on upperside, lighter on underside; tail feathers brown with white bases; head lavendar/grey; lores and area around bill black. Bill bright red. Eye red.

Colourization Juvenile:

Undescribed

Call:

Not available

More Information:

BirdLife International

Content Sources:

BirdLife International
Wikipedia
Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006. 2010 edition

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Illustration of Mascarene Parrot
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Mascarene Parrot was last seen in captivity in 1834 in the King of Bavaria's private menagerie.

Academic Research

Related publications: Mascarinus mascarinus

Species Care

Captive Status:

Not available

Longevity:

Not available

Housing:

Not available

Diet:

Not available

Enrichment:

Not available

Nest Box Size:

Not available

Clutch Size:

Not available

Incubation Time:

Not available

Fledging Age:

Not available

Hatch Weight:

Not available

Peak Weight:

Not available

Weaning Weight:

Not available

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Illustration of Mascarene Parrot
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Mascarene Parrot was last seen in captivity in 1834 in the King of Bavaria's private menagerie.

Academic Research

Related publications: Mascarinus mascarinus

Species Wild Status

World Population:

None

IUCN Red List Status:

Extinct

CITES Listing:

Not available

Threat Summary:

Was hunted to extinction.

Range:

Formerly Reunion and possibly Mauritius, Mascarene Islands.

Habitat:

Not available

Wild Diet:

Not available

Ecology and Behaviour:

Not available

Clutch and Egg Size:

Not available

Breeding Season:

Not available

Related Links:

Wikipedia
Scientificweb.com

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Illustration of Mascarene Parrot
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Mascarene Parrot was last seen in captivity in 1834 in the King of Bavaria's private menagerie.

Academic Research

Related publications: Mascarinus mascarinus

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