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Niam-niam Parrot
Poicephalus crassus (Sharpe, 1884)
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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Poicephalus

Scientific:
  Poicephalus crassus

Citation:
  (Sharpe, 1884)

Reference:
  J.Linn.Soc.LondonZool. 17 p.429

Protonym:
  Pionias crassus

Avibase ID:
  6C96E81B9D2A3474

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6C96E81B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177610

Geographic range:

  • Poicephalus crassus: southwestern Chad, Central African Republic, extreme northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and extreme southwestern South Sudan
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Niam-niam Parrot
Czech:
  papoušek niamský
German:
  Niamniampapagei
Danish:
  Niam-Niam Papegøje
Spanish:
  Lorito nianiam
Finnish:
  keskiafrikankaija
French:
  Perroquet des Niam-niams
Italian:
  Pappagallo niam niam
Japanese:
  akamechagashirahanenagainko
Japanese:
  アカメチャガシラハネナガインコ
Dutch:
  Niam-Niampapegaai
Norwegian:
  Niamniampapegøye
Polish:
  afrykanka kapturowa
Russian:
  Ниамниамский длиннокрылый попугай
Slovak:
  papagáj kapucňový
Swedish:
  niamniampapegoja
Chinese:
  尼安鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Perroquet des Niam-niams ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Perroquet des niam-niam ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Niam-Niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Poicephalus cryptoxanthus crassus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Poicephalus cryptoxanthus crassus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Niam-niam Parrot ( Poicephalus crassus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Poicephalus crassus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Poicephalus crassus [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

Catalan: Lloro niam niam, Lloro niam-niam, Lloro nyam-nyam
Czech: Papoušek niamský
Danish: Niam-Niam Papegøje
German: Niamniam Papagei, Niamniampapagei
English: Niam niam Parrot, Niam-Niam Parrot
Spanish: Lorito Niam niam, Lorito Niam-niam, Lorito nianiam
Spanish (Spain): Lorito Nianiam
Estonian: savanni-moorapapagoi
Finnish: Kameruninkaija, keskiafrikankaija
French: Perroquet des niam-niam, Perroquet des Niam-niams
Hungarian: niami papagáj
Italian: Pappagallo del Niam-niam, Pappagallo niam niam
Japanese: akamechagashirahanenagainko
Japanese: アカメチャガシラハネナガインコ
Latin: Pionias crassus, Poicephalus crassus, Poicephalus cryptoxanthus crassus
Lithuanian: Kamerūninė ilgasparnė papūga
Dutch: Niam-Niampapegaai
Norwegian: Niamniampapegøye, Niamniam-papegøye
Polish: afrykanka kapturowa
Russian: Ниамниамский длиннокрылый попугай, Ниам-ниамский длиннокрылый попугай
Slovak: papagáj kapucňový
Swedish: Niamniampapegoja
Ukrainian: Папуга-довгокрил жовтоокий
Chinese: 尼安鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 尼安鸚鵡

 

         

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