Saturday, March 29, 2014

Red-bellied Parrot

Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris
Bure Hora, Ethiopia
20 January 2014

    The principal range of Red-bellied Parrot is in the Horn of Africa, but it also occurs in NE Tanzania, E and N Kenya. It favours dry bush and wooded country and it was exactly in this kind of habitat that we located it. This was the only day on our trip that we were able to see this species.


    The following picture has little merit photographically, but it does show the green on the lower belly and undertail.


2 comments:

  1. Beautiful underbelly colours.

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  2. A real parrot in the wild, which is ht best thing you could wish for. In the Netherlands they live in gardens or animals in cages in people's homes. Beautiful colors, this parrot

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