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SPECIES INFO

The Greater Vasa Parrot Coracopsis vasa is one of two species of vasa parrot, the other being the Lesser Vasa Parrot C. nigra. The Greater vasa parrot can be found in portions of the Madagascar dry deciduous forests, and also on Comoros.

Taxonomy

There are three subspecies:

  • Coracopsis vasa, (Shaw) 1812
    • Coracopsis vasa comorensis, (Peters,W) 1854
    • Coracopsis vasa drouhardi, Lavauden 1929
    • Coracopsis vasa vasa, (Shaw) 1812





                                     



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