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Red Shining-parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis) & Masked Shining Parrots (Prosopeia personata)
Subject: Red Shining-parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis) & Masked Shining Parrots (Prosopeia personata)
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Red Shining-parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis) & Masked Shining Parrots (Prosopeia personata)


William Cooper - Parrots of the world - Plate 58

1. Red Shining-parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis atrogularis)
2. Red Shining-parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis splendens)
3. Masked Shining-parrot (Prosopeia personata)

Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 09:21:15 +1030

1,2. Red Shining-parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis)
The maroon shining parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis) or red shining-parrot is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It endemic to the islands of Vanua Levu and Taveuni in Fiji and was introduced to the islands of southern Tonga in prehistoric times. The species is sometimes considered conspecific with the crimson shining-parrot of Kadavu. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

3. Masked Shining-parrot (Prosopeia personata)
The masked shining parrot (Prosopeia personata) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to Viti Levu in Fiji. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, arable land, and rural gardens.

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