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Seychelles Parakeet

 (Psittacula wardi)
 
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Illustration of Seychelles Parakeet
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Seychelles Parakeet was last recorded in 1881. This bird resembled the Alexandrine Parakeet, lacking the pink collar.

Academic Research

Related publications: Psittacula wardi

Species Profile

Genus: Psittacula | Species: wardi

Size:

Probably between 30-40cm (11.7-15.6 in)

Weight:

Probably 100-125g (3.5-4.4 oz)

Races including nominate:

one

Colourization Adult:

Both adults all green in colour with red upper wing coverts and dark edging to primary and secondary feathers; black ring encircling neck; blue wash on nape and occiput. Bill red. Eye yellow.

Colourization Juvenile:

Undescribed

Call:

Not available

Content Sources:

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

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Illustration of Seychelles Parakeet
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Seychelles Parakeet was last recorded in 1881. This bird resembled the Alexandrine Parakeet, lacking the pink collar.

Academic Research

Related publications: Psittacula wardi

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

Click photo to visit gallery

Illustration of Seychelles Parakeet
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Seychelles Parakeet was last recorded in 1881. This bird resembled the Alexandrine Parakeet, lacking the pink collar.

Academic Research

Related publications: Psittacula wardi

Species Wild Status

World Population:

None

IUCN Red List Status:

Extinct

CITES Listing:

Not available

Threat Summary:

Deforestation for agriculture, shooting and trapping were the main causes of this bird's loss.

Range:

Formerly Mahe and Silhouette, Seychelles 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:

AvianWeb
Lexicon of Parrots
BirdLife International
Wikipedia
Psittacula World

Click photo to visit gallery

Illustration of Seychelles Parakeet
© John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

Did You Know?

The Seychelles Parakeet was last recorded in 1881. This bird resembled the Alexandrine Parakeet, lacking the pink collar.

Academic Research

Related publications: Psittacula wardi

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