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Cyclopsitta (fig-parrots)

Wikipedia Abstract

Cyclopsitta is a genus of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It contains two species: Orange-breasted fig parrot (Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii) Double-eyed fig parrot (Cyclopsitta diophthalma)The genus name Cyclopsitta is a combination of the Greek name of the mythical Cyclops (a race of one-eyed Sicilian giants, whose name is a combination of the Greek word kuklos, meaning "circle" and ōps, meaning "eye"), and the modern Latin psitta, meaning "parrot".
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Cyclopsitta coxeni <Unverified Name> (Coxen's Fig-parrot) (Critically Endangered)
Cyclopsitta diophthalma (Double-eyed Fig Parrot) (Attributes)
Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii (Orange-breasted Fig Parrot)


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