Welcome!

Welcome to Lars Bodin's Encyclopedia of Parrots.

All content is freely available to view online - you don't need to register or pay anything, just feel free to browse the pages and see if you can learn something new! However, please notice that all content is copyright, so kindly ask permission before you copy or redistribute any content - and read this page about copyright first, thank you! 

The first version of this encyclopedia was started in 1999 but in Danish only. In 2017 the encyclopedia went through a major update with a new modern layout, new content, new server etc. With the improved logging I became aware that the encyclopedia was visited by people from all over the world and I decided to start working on an English version; this work started in December 2017.

This encyclopedia currently describes 35 species and new articles are added each week. The encyclopedia also contains 136 pages with general information, genus overview, index etc. Danish readers should check out the Danish version, which currently contain more than 170 species and subspecies. 

I will continue updating The Encyclopedia of Parrots with descriptions and photos of more species whenever I have some free time for this project. My ultimate goal is that this Encyclopedia will contain information and photos of all parrot species.

Copyright © Lars Bodin

Contributions

Any contribution to this encyclopedia is most welcome - especially high quality photos of any species that I am currently missing or where my photos are old low quality photos. Your photo(s) will be tagged with a copyright notice and also listed on the Thank You page.

If you notice any errors or miss some important information please feel free to contact me by email: mail@lars-bodin.dk or write a comment on these pages (don't worry if you can't see your comment right away - all comments must be approved before being made public to avoid spammers).

Instructions for new readers

Use the menu bar at the top of each page to navigate.

  • New readers should take a little time to view the pages listed under the  Introduction menu.
  • The Information menu contains pages with common information regarding parrots including health, bird-safe plants and materials etc.
  • The Encyclopedia menu contains various indexes of the different genus and species - use one of these indexes to easily find information about a specific species.

Hint: If you are looking for a specific specie but you do not know the name, you can browse the different genus pages as they contain thumbnail photos of all the species belonging to that genus. 

On each page there is a Search button in the upper right corner - use this to search for a specific specie.

If you are reading a page with a description of a specific specie there will be a blue button in the upper right corner that will take you back to the description of the genus where you can find a listing of all related species.

On all other pages the blue button in the upper right corner will take you back to the main index.

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