GREY-HEADED PARROT

Previously considered a sub-species of the
 Cape Parrot (or Brown-necked Parrot)
Now considered a separate species

(Poicephalus [robustus] suahelicus)

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Roberts VI / VII ( 362.1) / 133
Clements 2000 74.1751
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
68-84(2)

 

This is the largest of the region (35-37 cm), and was previously considered a race of the Cape Parrot (R362). It is found in Africa south of the Sahara, and is a common resident of Zimbabwe and the Caprivi. It is usually found in small flocks, and eats berries and fruit.

 

List of Stamps showing Grey-headed Parrot 

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Zimbabwe     2000 $15