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Mascarene Parrot - BirdForum Opus

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Mascarinus mascarinus
Illustration by noisi

Identification

NOW EXTINCT Dark grey brown upperside, lighter on the underside. The bases of the tail feathers were white, and the head lavender grey. A ring short black feathers surrounded the red bill. The feet were reddish brown.

Distribution

Formerly on Réunion. Last report 1834

Taxonomy

Presumably a monotypic species.
The scientific name is also spelled mascarinus.

Habitat

Behaviour

External Links

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