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Grey Parrot (erithacus)

Psittacus erithacus erithacus Linnaeus, 1758

The grey parrot, also known as the Congo grey parrot, Congo African grey parrot or African grey parrot, is an Old World parrot in the family Psittacidae. The Timneh parrot (Psittacus timneh) once was identified as a subspecies of the grey parrot, but has since been elevated to a full species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
   Psittacus
Scientific:
  Psittacus erithacus erithacus


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.99

Protonym:
  Psittacus erithacus

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3DE7F2AD872066FA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3DE7F2AD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3DE7F2AD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 714436

Geographic range:

  • Psittacus erithacus erithacus: Ivory Coast to Kenya, Tanzania, Príncipe, São Tomé and Bioko
English:
Grey Parrot (erithacus)
French:
Perroquet jaco (erithacus)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Psittacus erithacus (erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey Parrot (erithacus) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray Parrot (Gray) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Gray Parrot (Gray) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Gray Parrot (Gray) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Gray Parrot (Gray) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Gray Parrot (Gray) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Gray Parrot (Gray) ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Psittacus erithacus erithacus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Grey Parrot ( Psittacus erithacus) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Psittacus erithacus

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Lloro gris
Czech: papoušek žako, žako šedý (ssp. erithacus)
Danish: Gråpapegøje
German: Graupapagei, Graupapagei (erithacus)
English: Gray Parrot (Gray), Grey Parrot, Grey Parrot (erithacus)
English, HBW: Grey Parrot (erithacus)
English (IOC): Grey Parrot
English (United States): Gray Parrot (Gray)
Esperanto: Griza papago
Spanish: Loro yaco, Loro Yaco (erithacus)
Spanish (Spain): Loro Yaco (erithacus)
Spanish (HBW): Gray Parrot (Gray)
Estonian: hallpapagoi
Finnish: harmaapapukaija
French: Perroquet jaco, Perroquet jaco (erithacus), Perroquet jaco [nominal]
Croatian: žako
Hungarian: jákópapagáj
Icelandic: Grápáfi (erithacus)
Italian: Pappagallo cenerino
Japanese (romaji): youmu (erithacus)
Japanese: ヨウム, ヨウム (erithacus), ヨウム(erithacus)
Kazakh: африкалық сұр тотықұс
Scientific: Psittacus erithacus, Psittacus erithacus (erithacus), Psittacus erithacus erithacus, Psittacus erithacus megarhynchus
Lithuanian: Pilkoji papūga
Dutch: Grijze Roodstaartpapegaai, Grijze Roodstaartpapegaai (erithacus)
Norwegian: Jako, jako (erithacus)
Polish: żako, żako (erithacus)
Portuguese: papagaio-cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): papagaio-cinzento (erithacus)
Russian: Жако, Краснохвостый жако (erithacus), серый попугай
Slovak: papagáj sivý (žako), papagáj sivý (žako) (skup.)
Serbian: Sivi papagaj (južni erithacus), Sivi papagaj (žako), Žako papagaj (erithacus)
Swedish: grå jako
Turkish: Afrika Gri Papağanı, Afrika Gri papağanı (erithacus)
Ukrainian: папуга сірий
Chinese: 非洲灰鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 灰鸚鵡

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