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Red Belly Parrot

Red-Bellied Parrot


The Red-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris) is an African parrot. It is a mostly greenish/grey bird with the green being more prominent over its lower surfaces and the grey more prominent over it upper surfaces. Adult birds have green feathers covering the upper portions of their legs, red irises and dark grey beaks. The species is sexually dimorphic; adult males have a bright orange lower chest and abdomen, whilst adult females are greenish over these lower areas. Red Bellied Parrots usually reach maturity at 12 months of age, when they will be about eight and a half inches in length.

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