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The Echo Parakeet differs from most Asian and African parakeets by being bright emerald green rather than olive green; also the most endangered with a world population of about 500 (2010).
|42 cm (16.4 in)||167-193g (5.8-6.7 oz)|
Carl Jones in litt. 2005
Mauritian Wildlife Foundation http://www.mauritian-wildlife.org/
BirdLife International http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=1530&m=0
Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World, Juniper and Parr, 1998.
Parrots of the World, Forshaw and Cooper, 1989.
Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006.