Parrots (Psittacidae)

Mauritius Parakeet (Psittacula echo) - HBW 4, p. 399

French: Perruche de Maurice German: Mauritiussittich Spanish: Cotorra de Mauricio
Other common names: Echo Parakeet

Taxonomy: Palæornis echo A. and E. Newton, 1876, Mauritius.
Has been treated as a race of P. krameri, or of extinct P. eques from Reunion; name echo even regarded as a junior synonym of eques, being indistinguishable from descriptions of the latter, of which no specimens survive. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mauritius.

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