Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Great-billed Parrot

Great-billed Parrot Tanygnathus megalorynchos

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Moluccan Parrot, Island Parrot, Large-billed Parrot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. and e. Indonesia;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Lesser Sundas (Flores, Tanahjampea), n. Sulawesi, n. and c. Moluccas, Sangihe Is. and Talaud Is.
(2) S. Moluccas.
(3) Sumba Is.
(4) W. Timor and Semau Is.
(5) Tanimbar and w. Papuan Is.
Introduced to Balut Is. off the s. tip of Mindanao, s. Philippines.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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