Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri

Meyer's Parrot
Meyer's Parrot
Meyer's Parrot comes from central, east central and southern Africa. Named after German ornithologist Bernhard Meyer, there are six subspecies which vary in their home ranges and in the amount of yellow plumage on head and wing and turquoise plumage on body. Two subspecies have no yellow on their heads.
Meyer's Parrot
Meyer's Parrot
Meyer's Parrot
Meyer's Parrot

Ruppell's Parrot Poicephalus rueppellii

Ruppell's Parrot
Ruppell's Parrot
Ruppell's/(Rueppell's) Parrot comes from southwest Africa (Namibia/Angola). Named after German naturalist Eduard Ruppell, they have brown-grey plumage with yellow on "shoulders" and thighs. Unusually for birds, females/juveniles (below) are more colourful than males, with mid blue plumage on their back/rump/vent.
Ruppell's Parrot
Ruppell's Parrot