Blue-naped Parrot

About the Blue-naped Parrot

Also known as: Blue-crowned Green Parrot, Luzon Parrot, Philippine Green Parrot

The Blue-naped Parrot can be found throughout the Philippines including on islands off Borneo and the Talaud Islands. It can be found in forests to scattered trees up to 3280 feet (1000 meters). They flock in groups of usually less than a dozen and feed on berries, seeds, nuts and grain. Habitat loss and trapping have made them scarce on most islands except Mindoro and Palawan.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 07 November 2007
Scientific Name
Tanygnathus lucionensis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Tanygnathus
  • T. lucionensis
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Conservation Status
Near Threatened (as of 28 September 2017)
NT
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
12 inches

Conservation

From IUCN Red List:
The Blue-naped Parrot is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List and was last assessed in 2012 by BirdLife International. This species is listed as Near Threatened because there are some indications that it has a moderately small, fragmented population, and it may be undergoing a continuing decline owing to trapping and forest loss. However, little is currently known about the population size and structure, and threats to this species. Further information is needed to improve the accuracy of this assessment.

International Names

Czech Papoušek Modrošíjný
Danish Blånakket Grovnæbspapegøje
Dutch Blauwnekpapegaai
Finnish Filippiiniennokkakaija
French Perruche de Luçon
German Blaunackenpapagei
Italian Pappagallo Nuca Azzurra
Japanese コオオハナインコモドキ (Kooohanainkomodoki)
Norwegian Blånakkepapegøye
Polish Papuga Modroczapkowa
Spanish Loro Nuquiazul
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