Parrots (Psittacidae)

Rueppell's Parrot (Poicephalus rueppellii) - HBW 4, p. 415

French: Perroquet de Rüppell German: Rüppellpapagei Spanish: Lorito de Rüppell

Taxonomy: Psittacus Rüppellii G. R. Gray, 1849, Nunez River, French Guinea; error = Damaraland.
Forms a superspecies with P. meyeri, P. cryptoxanthus and P. crassus, and possibly others. Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Angola and N & C Namibia.