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Vasa Parrot

Vasa parrots are members of the parrot family with a dark brown and grey plumage except for their bare heads where you can see pink-grey skin. Juveniles are more brown than grey and have a smaller bald area on their head.

Vasa Parrot

Fun Facts

  • Unlike most parrots, where both male and female raise their chicks together, dominant vasa parrot females will mate with several different males.
  • Unlike most parrots, where both male and female raise their chicks together, dominant vasa parrot females will mate with several different males.
  • The female parrot loses their head feathers during the breeding and often ends up being bald.
Vasa Parrot

About

This species may be seen in our Madagascar Aviary.

Conservation Status:
Least Concern
Extinct Threatened Least
Concern
 
 
 
 
EX
EW
CR
EN
VU
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Vasa Parrot

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