By Steve Boyes, Meyer’s Parrot Project & Cape Parrot Project, DST/NRF Centre of Excellence: Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Meyer’s parrots (Poicephalus meyeri) are the most successful parrot in Africa, and are distributed throughout the African subtropics. In 2003, the Meyer’s Parrot Project was launched with an idea to unlock the hidden secrets to the success of this previously unstudied, quintessentially African parrot.
**For the full article, pick up the July 2010 issue of BIRD TALK**
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