Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi) - HBW 4, p. 414
French: Perroquet à calotte rouge
Spanish: Lorito Frentirrojo
Other common names: Red-crowned/Red-headed/Jardine's Parrot
Taxonomy: Pionus gulielmi Jardine, 1849, River Congo.
Forms a parapatric species pair with P. robustus. Birds of Kenya highlands formerly separated as race permistus; nominate race includes doubtful race aubryanus. Three subspecies currently recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- fantiensis Neumann, 1908 - Liberia E to Ghana.
- gulielmi (Jardine, 1849) - Cameroon S to Cabinda (N Angola) and E to E Zaire and SW Uganda.
- massaicus (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884) - W & C Kenya and N Tanzania.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
small group interacting in a very distant tree top Locality Krabo Forest, Western Region, Ghana (ssp fantiensis)
Martin Kennewell 8 December 2010 2 years ago 31 sec 3