The Tanygnathus (Wagler, 1832) genus includes four species and several subspecies native to Southeast Asia and Melanesia.

These medium sized (31 – 40 cm) parrots are characterised by a very large bill and large head.


Tanygnathus gramineus
Black-lored Parrot

Tanygnathus lucionensis
Blue-naped Parrot

Tanygnathus megalorynchos
Great-billed Parrot

Tanygnathus sumatranus
Blue-backed Parrot

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