1510. Psittacula nicobariea nicobariea

(1510) Psittacula nicobarica nicobarica (Gould).
THE NICOBAR RED-CHEEKED PAROQUET.
Psittacula erythrogenys erythrogenys. Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed. vol. iv. p. 213.
Psittacula nicobarica nicobarica, ibid. vol. viii. p. 670.
* As noted in vol. viii, P. erythrogenys of Blyth, 1846, is preoccupied, by Conurus erythrogenys of Lesson, but it is very difficult to make out what his bird really is. It cannot be the same as Blyth’s, as it is a bird with a purple head inhabiting Bengal. It might be the same as melanorhyncha, and the emerald-green collar points to this, but it seems beet to consider it as in determinate.
This Paroquet is confined to the Nicobars, where Davison found two occupied nesting-holes on the 17th February and the 2nd March, Each of these contained two young birds, one being about 12 feet up in a Screw-Pine (Pandanus) and the other 50 feet up in a big forest tree.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 3. 1934.
Title in Book: 
1510. Psittacula nicobariea nicobariea
Spp Author: 
Gould
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1510
Year: 
1934
Page No: 
383
Common name: 
Nicobar Red Cheeked Paraquet
M_ID: 
11936
M_SN: 
Psittacula longicauda nicobarica
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
14644

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