Meyer's Parrot

About the Meyer's Parrot

The Meyer's Parrot is a small parrot that is native to the plateau woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa where it occurs in several woodland types, including miombo, savanna woodlands, wooded grasslands and forests bordering watercourses or agricultural land. They are found in high densities in the Okavango Delta region of Botswana.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 13 July 2008
Scientific Name
Poicephalus meyeri
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Poicephalus
  • P. meyeri
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 4 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
8 inches


International Names

Czech (Cesky) Papoušek žlutotemenný
Danish (Dansk) Meyers Papegøje
Dutch (Nederlands) Meyer-papegaai
Finnish (Suomi) Afrikankaija
French (Français) Perroquet de Meyer
German (Deutsch) Goldbugpapagei
Italian (Italiano) Pappagallo di Meyer
Japanese (日本語) ムラクモインコ (Murakumoinko)
Norwegian (Norsk) Gulissepapegøye
Polish (Polski) Afrykanka Zlotoplama
Russian (русский язык) Мейеров длиннокрылый попугай
Spanish (Español) Lorito de Meyer
Swedish (Svenska) Meyers Papegoja
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