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Senegal parrot

Poicephalus senegalus

Description:

I assume this to be a pet escapee since it is well outside its normal flying range and there are no parrots native to the Western Cape.

Notes:

Photographed in the wild.

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4 Comments

Beaut !

Fanie
Fanie 6 years ago

Vegetation very different here compared to the tropical areas of West Africa so I think it might struggle unfortunately.

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

looks so good natured too.Somebody must have released it. Hope it makes it in the wild!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

I hope he can make it out in the wild! Nice spotting, Fanie! :-)

Fanie
Spotted by
Fanie

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 4, 2011
Submitted on Oct 12, 2013

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