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Blue-backed Parrot

Tanygnathus everetti Tweeddale, 1877

The blue-backed parrot, also known as Müller's parrot is a large, endangered species of parrot endemic to the Philippines. It is found in tropical moist lowland forests. Flocks are small and often active at night. Its main threats are habitat loss and trapping for the pet trade. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
   Tanygnathus
Scientific:
  Tanygnathus everetti


Original description

Citation:
  Tweeddale, 1877

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(4) p.533

Protonym:
  Tanygnathus Everetti

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15686658


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C38EDB84BC2856A6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C38EDB84

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C38EDB84


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 714367


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Tanygnathus everetti everetti: Philippines (Visayan Islands and Mindanao)
  • Tanygnathus everetti duponti: Luzon (n Philippines)
  • Tanygnathus everetti freeri: Polillo (n Philippines)
  • Tanygnathus everetti burbidgii: Sulu Archipelago
English:
Blue-backed Parrot
French:
Perruche d'Everett
Portuguese:
papagaio-de-dorso-azul
Slovak:
ladniak červenooký
Swedish:
blåryggig papegoja
Chinese:
蓝背鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-backed Parrot ( Tanygnathus everetti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-backed Parrot [everetti] ( Tanygnathus sumatranus [everetti])
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue-backed Parrot ( Tanygnathus everetti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blue-backed Parrot ( Tanygnathus everetti) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Azure-rumped Parrot (Blue-backed) ( Tanygnathus sumatranus [everetti Group]) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue-backed Parrot ( Tanygnathus everetti) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tanygnathus [sumatranus or everetti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


German: Blaurückenpapagei [everetti-Gruppe]
English: Azure-rumped Parrot (Blue-backed), Blue-backed Parrot, Blue-backed Parrot [everetti]
English (IOC): Blue-backed Parrot (Blue-backed)
English (United States): Azure-rumped Parrot (Blue-backed)
Spanish: Loro de Müller (Filipinas)
Spanish (Spain): Loro de Müller (Filipinas)
French: Perruche de Müller (everetti), Perruche de Müller [everetti], Perruche d'Everett
Icelandic: Klumbupáfi [everetti hópur]
Japanese: ササハインコ(everetti グループ)
Scientific: Tanygnathus everetti, Tanygnathus sumatranus [everetti Group], Tanygnathus sumatranus [everetti], Tanygnathus sumatranus everetti
Norwegian: asurgumppapegøye (everetti gr.)
Portuguese: papagaio-de-dorso-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): papagaio-de-dorso-azul [grupo everetti]
Russian: Синеспинный попугай [группа everetti]
Slovak: ladniak červenooký, ladniak červenooký (skup.)
Serbian: Celebeski edel papagaj (žutovrati)
Swedish: blåryggig papegoja, Müllers papegoja [gruppen everetti]
Turkish: Gökçe Belli Papağan [everetti grubu]
Chinese: 蓝背鹦鹉

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