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Black Parrot

Coracopsis nigra (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Lesser Vasa Parrot or Black Parrot Coracopsis nigra is a black coloured parrot native to Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, and Seychelles. It is one of two species of vasa parrots, the other being the Greater Vasa Parrot C. vasa; although, the subspecies C. n. barklyi, of the Seychelles, is sometimes split as a third species, the Seychelles Parrot. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
  Coracopsis

Scientific:
  Coracopsis nigra

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.99

Protonym:
  Psittacus niger

Avibase ID:
  2A0340486BFFF00A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2A034048

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177605

Geographic range:

  • Coracopsis nigra nigra: Forests of e Madagascar
  • Coracopsis nigra libs: Drier areas of w Madagascar
  • Coracopsis nigra sibilans: Comoro Islands (Grand Comoro and Anjouan)
English:
Black Parrot
Czech:
vaza malý
German:
Rabenpapagei
Danish:
Lille Vasapapegøje
Spanish:
Loro Negro
Finnish:
pikkumustakaija
French:
Vaza noir
Italian:
Pappagallo nero
Japanese:
kokuroinko
Japanese:
コクロインコ
Dutch:
Kleine Vasapapegaai
Norwegian:
Svartpapegøye
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartpapegøye
Polish:
papuzica mala
Portuguese:
papagaio-preto
Russian:
Малый Попугай-Ваза
Slovak:
krkavcík menší
Swedish:
mindre vasapapegoja
Ukrainian:
Папуга-ваза малий
Chinese:
马岛小鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Lesser Vasa-Parrot ( Mascarinus niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Coracopsis [nigra or barklyi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Lloro negre petit
Czech: vaza malý
Danish: Lille Vasapapegøje
German: Rabenpapagei
English: Black Parrot, Lesser Vasa Parrot, Lesser Vasa-Parrot
English (IOC): Lesser Vasa Parrot
Spanish: Loro Negro
Spanish (Spain): Loro negro
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Vasa-Parrot
Estonian: mustpapagoi
Finnish: pikkumustakaija
French: Perroquet noir, Vaza noir
Hungarian: kis vázapapagáj
Italian: Pappagallo nero, Vasa nero
Japanese: kokuroinko, kousuzumiinko
Japanese: コクロインコ
Scientific: Coracopsis nigra, Coracopsis nigra nigra, Mascarinus niger, Psittacus niger
Lithuanian: Juodoji vaza
Malagasy: Koakio
Dutch: Kleine Vasapapegaai, Kleine Vasa-papegaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartpapegøye
Norwegian: Svartpapegøye
Polish: papuzica mala, papuzica mała
Portuguese: papagaio-preto
Russian: Малый Попугай-Ваза
Slovak: krkavcík menší, krkavčík menší
Serbian: Mali vasa papagaj
Swedish: Mindre vasapapegoja
Turkish: Küçük Kara Papağan
Ukrainian: Папуга-ваза малий
Chinese: 马岛小鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 小瓦薩鸚鵡

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