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Lesser or Comoros Black Parrot

Coracopsis [nigra or sibilans] (= Coracopsis nigra) (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The lesser vasa parrot or black parrot is a black coloured parrot endemic to most of Madagascar. It is one of four species of vasa parrots, the others being the greater vasa parrot C. vasa, the Seychelles black parrot, and the Comoros black parrot. The latter two were formerly considered conspecific with the lesser vasa parrot. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
   Coracopsis
Scientific:
  Coracopsis nigra


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.99

Protonym:
  Psittacus niger

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727006


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2A0340486BFFF00A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2A034048

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 sibilans: Comoro Islands (Grand Comoro and Anjouan)
English:
Lesser or Comoros Black Parrot
French:
Vaza noir ou V. des Comores


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesser or Comoros Black Parrot ( Coracopsis [nigra or sibilans])
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Lesser Vasa 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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lesser Vasa Parrot ( Coracopsis nigra) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Coracopsis [nigra, sibilans or barklyi]

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Lloro negre petit
Czech: vaza malý
Danish: Lille Vasapapegøje
German: Rabenpapagei
English: Black Parrot, Lesser or Comoros Black Parrot, Lesser Vasa Parrot, Lesser Vasa-Parrot
English, HBW: Black/Comoro Parrot
English (IOC): Lesser Vasa Parrot, Lesser Vasa/Comoros Black Parrot
English (United States): Lesser Vasa Parrot
Spanish: Loro Negro
Spanish (Spain): Loro negro
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Vasa-Parrot
Estonian: mustpapagoi
Finnish: pikkumustakaija
French: Perroquet noir, Vaza noir, Vaza noir ou V. des Comores
Croatian: crna papiga
Hungarian: kis vázapapagáj
Italian: Pappagallo nero, Vasa nero
Japanese (romaji): kokuroinko, kousuzumiinko
Japanese: コクロインコ
Scientific: Coracopsis [nigra or sibilans], 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
Portuguese (Portugal): papagaio-preto
Russian: Малый ваза, Малый Попугай-Ваза
Slovak: krkavcík menší, krkavčík menší
Serbian: Mali vasa papagaj, Mali vaza 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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