Poicephalus meyeri  Meyer's Parrot  Bosveldpapegaai
Meyer's Parrot
Donkerpoort, Jan 2018

A breeding resident. Scarce, and largely restricted to the south-western and north-western edges of the Waterberg, found especially where stands of tall monkey-thorn are present (recorded in 15% of the Waterberg pentads); encountered singly, in pairs, or in small groups; its presence is usually detected by hearing its shrill calls. Breeds in late summer.
Meyer's Parrot Waterberg distribution
Meyer's Parrot
RunduBundu, Aug 2010

Emerging from nest hole originally excavated by Bearded Woodpecker in powerline pole

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