Malherbe's Parakeet Cyanoramphus malherbi


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Kearvell, J. C. 1999. Report on the Orange-fronted Parakeet.

Kearvell, J. C. 2002. Nest sites of sympatric orange-fronted (Cyanoramphus malherbi) and yellow-crowned parakeets (C. auriceps). Notornis 49: 261-263.

Kearvell, J.C. Connor, C. and Farley, M. 2014. Field identification of the Orange-fronted Parakeet (Cyanoramphus malherbi): pitfalls for the unwary. Notornis 61: 200-204.

Kearvell, J.V.; Farley, M.R. 2016. Adult sex ratios in wild orange-fronted parakeet (Cyanoramphus malherbi): are there conservation implications? Notornis 63(1): 26-31.

Keey, G. 2004. Orange-fronted Parakeet. Forest and Bird: 16-18.

Ortiz-Catedral, L. 2012. Habitat use by the critically endangered orange-fronted parakeet (Cyanoramphus malherbi) on Maud Island: its relevance for future translocations. Notornis 59: 148-152.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Cyanoramphus malherbi. Downloaded from on 27/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/09/2022.