Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Azure-rumped Parrot

Azure-rumped Parrot Tanygnathus sumatranus

Described by: Raffles (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-backed Parrot, Müller's Parrot, Mueller's Parrot, Rufous-tailed Parrot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Philippines s. to Sulawesi;
(1) Luzon Is.
(2) Polillo Is.
(3) Panay, Samar, Leyte, Negros and Mindanao Is.
(4) Sulu Archipelago.
(5) Sangihe Is. and Talaud Is.
(6) Sulawesi on Banggai, Muna and Butung Is.


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


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