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Brown-headed Parrot
Poicephalus cryptoxanthus (Peters, W, 1854)
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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Poicephalus

Scientific:
  Poicephalus cryptoxanthus

Citation:
  (Peters, W, 1854)

Reference:
  Ber.K.Preuss.Akad.Wiss.Berlin p.371

Protonym:
  Psittacus (Poiocephalus) [sic] cryptoxanthus

Avibase ID:
  4A03982169A8494D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4A039821

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177611

Geographic range:

  • Poicephalus cryptoxanthus cryptoxanthus: SE Zimbabwe and Mozambique (s of Save R.) to ne S Africa
  • Poicephalus cryptoxanthus tanganyikae: SE Kenya to Malawi, n Mozambique, Zanzibar and Pemba I.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Brown-headed Parrot
Czech:
  papoušek hnědohlavý
German:
  Braunkopfpapagei
Danish:
  Brunhovedet Papegøje
Spanish:
  Lorito Cabecipardo
Finnish:
  mosambikinkaija
French:
  Perroquet à tête brune
Italian:
  Pappagallo testabruna
Japanese:
  chagashirahanenagainko
Japanese:
  チャガシラハネナガインコ
Dutch:
  Bruinkoppapegaai
Norwegian:
  Brunhodepapegøye
Polish:
  afrykanka brunatnoglowa
Portuguese:
  Papagaio-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian:
  Буроголовый длиннокрылый попугай
Slovak:
  papagáj hnedohlavý
Swedish:
  brunhuvad papegoja
Chinese:
  褐头鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Perroquet à tête brune ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Perroquet à tête brune ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Brown-headed Parrot ( Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Poicephalus cryptoxanthus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Poicephalus cryptoxanthus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Poicephalus [cryptoxanthus or crassus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bruinkoppapegaai
Catalan: Lloro de Peters
Czech: Papoušek hnedohlavý, papoušek hnědohlavý
Danish: Brunhovedet Papegøje
German: Braunkopfpapagei, Braunkopf-Papagei
English: Brown headed Parrot, Brownheaded Parrot, Brown-headed Parrot
English (IOC): Brown-headed Parrot
English (Kenya): Brown-headed Parrot
Spanish: Lorito Cabecipardo, Lorito de Cabeza Parda
Spanish (Spain): Lorito Cabecipardo
Spanish (HBW): Brown-headed Parrot
Estonian: võsa-moorapapagoi
Finnish: Mosambikinkaija
French: Perroquet à tête brune
Hungarian: barnafejű papagáj
Italian: Pappagallo testabruna
Japanese: chagashirahanenagainko
Japanese: チャガシラハネナガインコ
Latin: Poicephalus cryptoxanthus, Poicephalus cryptoxanthus cryptoxanthus, Poicephalus cyptoxanthus, Poicephalus fuscicapillus, Psittacus (Poiocephalus) [sic] cryptoxanthus
Lithuanian: Rudagalvė ilgasparnė papūga
Dutch: Bruinkoppapegaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunhovudpapegøye
Norwegian: Brunhodepapegøye
Polish: afrykanka brunatnoglowa, Afrykanka brunatnogłowa
Portuguese: Papagaio-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian: Буроголовый длиннокрылый попугай
Slovak: papagáj hnedohlavý
Serbian: Smeđoglavi poicefalus papagaj
Swedish: Brunhuvad papegoja
Swahili: Kwao Kichwa-kahawia
Tsonga: Yhokwe
Ukrainian: Папуга-довгокрил буроголовий
Chinese: 褐头鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 褐頭鸚鵡

 

         

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