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Seychelles Parakeet  

 
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Illustration of Seychelles Parakeet

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


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

Species Profile
Genus:
Psittacula

Species:
wardi

Size: Adult Weight:
Probably between 30-40cm (11.7-15.6 in) 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

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