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Mascarene Parrot  

 
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Illustration of Mascarene Parrot

Credit: © John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) | Creative Commons

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

Species Profile
Genus:
Mascarinus

Species:
mascarinus

Size: Adult Weight:
About 35cm (13.6 in). 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

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