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This was tough because this excluded species that occur in two countries within South Africa’s geographical area, Lesotho and Swaziland. A light green parrot with a brown head and red shoulder patches, these birds have been threatened by the reduction of large trees like yellowwoods, disease and by illegal trapping for the cage bird trade. I must be home-sick because last weekend I found myself browsing through my “SASOL Birds of Southern Africa&#.

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