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Eastern Ground or Western Ground Parrot

Pezoporus [wallicus or flaviventris] (= Pezoporus wallicus) (Kerr, R 1792)

The eastern ground parrot of Australia is one of only five ground-dwelling parrots in the world, the others being its closest relatives, the western ground parrot, the extremely rare night parrot, the somewhat closely related Antipodes parakeet, and the unrelated highly endangered kakapo from New Zealand. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
   Pezoporus
Scientific:
  Pezoporus wallicus


Original description

Citation:
  (Kerr, R 1792)

Reference:
   Anim. Kingd. [Kerr] 1 pt2 p.581

Protonym:
  Psittacus wallicus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38664581


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  50C8A5CF49796907

Avibase ID:
  avibase-50C8A5CF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/50C8A5CF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177599

Geographic range:

  • Pezoporus wallicus: Tasmania, islands in Bass Strait and coastal se Australia
  • Pezoporus flaviventris: Coastal sw Australia
English:
Eastern Ground or Western Ground Parrot
French:
Perruche terrestre ou P. à ventre doré


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eastern Ground or Western Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus [wallicus or flaviventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eastern Ground or Western Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus [wallicus or flaviventris])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Perruche terrestre ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Perruche terrestre ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements, version 2023:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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eBird version 2023:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 13.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pezoporus wallicus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pezoporus wallicus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Ground Parrot ( Pezoporus wallicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pezoporus wallicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Catalan: Periquito terrestre
Czech: Papoušek zemní
Danish: Jordparakit
German: Erdsittich
English: Buttongrass Parrot, Eastern Ground or Western Ground Parrot, Grass Parrot, Ground Parrot, Madden's Prairie Parrot, Swamp Parrot
English, HBW: Ground Parrot
English (IOC): Western/Eastern Ground Parrot
English (United States): Ground Parrot
Spanish: Perico Terrestre
Spanish (Spain): Perico Terrestre
Spanish (HBW): Ground Parrot
Estonian: maapapagoi
Finnish: Lymykaija
French: Perruche de terre, Perruche terrestre, Perruche terrestre ou P. à ventre doré
Croatian: pozemna papiga
Hungarian: földi papagáj
Icelandic: Jarðpáfi
Italian: Pappagallo terragnolo, Parrocchetto terragnolo
Japanese (romaji): kijiinko
Japanese: キジインコ
Scientific: Pezoporus [wallicus or flaviventris], Pezoporus wallicus, Pezoporus wallicus wallicus, Psittacus wallicus
Lithuanian: Dirvinė papūga
Dutch: Grondpapegaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jordpapegøye
Norwegian: Jordpapegøye, Jordparakitt
Polish: papuzka ziemna, papużka ziemna
Portuguese: Arara-de-cabeça-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): periquito-terrestre-oriental
Russian: Земляной попугай, Земляной попугайчик
Slovak: zemnár vlnkovaný
Slovenian: Talni papagajcek
Serbian: Podzemni papagaj, Zemljani papagaj
Swedish: Markpapegoja, västlig/östlig markpapegoja
Turkish: Yer papağanı
Ukrainian: Папужка болотяний
Chinese: 地鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 地棲鸚鵡

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