Tag Archives: Psittaciformes

Monk Parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus) at Marrakech

Two Monk Parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus) seen at Palmeraie Marrakech since at least October 2014 by Stephane Abtan. They were seen also in November 2014 (photo 1) and in January 2015. In March, they were observed there again by Benoît Maire and Brahim Bakass. Probably nesting locally. Last February, a breeding colony of this invasive species was found breeding… Read More »

Parrots in the gardens of Mohammedia

Some feral parrots observed in the gardens and parks of Mohammedia, Morocco: Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus): A group of eight Senegal Parrots  is frequently observed since mid-2011 in the gardens of Mohammedia. They probably escaped from captivity, but their numbers implies that they may breed locally. Will they manage to establish a breeding population or… Read More »