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Psittacidae (Parrots)

Wikipedia Abstract

The family Psittacidae is one of three families of true parrots, and consists of two subfamilies, the Old World or Afrotropical parrots of Psittacinae) and the New World or Neotropical parrots of Arinae. The family numbers approximately 10 species in the Old World, and 148 species in the New World, and included several species that have gone extinct in recent centuries. Some of the most iconic birds in the world are represented here, such as the blue-and-gold macaw among the New World parrots and the African grey parrot among the Old World parrots. These parrots are found in tropical and subtropical zones and inhabit Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean islands, sub-Saharan Africa and the island of Madagascar, and the Arabian Peninsula. Two parrots, one extinct, formerly inhabi
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Genus

Agapornis (lovebirds) (9)
Alisterus (king-parrots) (3)
Amazona (Amazon parrots) (32)   (8)
Anodorhynchus (great blue macaws) (3)   (2)
Aprosmictus (red-winged parrots) (2)
Ara (macaws) (9)   (3)
Aratinga (neotropical parakeets) (21)   (1)
Barnardius (Australian ringnecks) (1)
Bolbopsittacus (guaiabero) (1)
Bolborhynchus (mountain parakeets) (3)
Brotogeris (canary-winged parakeets) (8)   (1)
Cacatua (cockatoos and corellas) (12)   (3)
Callocephalon (gang-gang cockatoo) (1)
Calyptorhynchus (black-cockatoos) (5)   (2)
Chalcopsitta (lories) (4)
Charmosyna (lorikeets) (14)   (3)
Conuropsis (Carolina parakeets) (1)
Coracopsis (Vasa parrots) (2)
Cyanoliseus (burrowing parakeet) (1)
Cyanopsitta (Spix's macaw) (1)   (1)
Cyanoramphus (Australasian parakeets) (9)   (1)
Cyclopsitta (fig-parrots) (3)   (1)
Deroptyus (red-fan parrot) (1)
Diopsittaca (red-shouldered macaw) (1)
Eclectus (eclectus parrots) (1)
Enicognathus (Patagonian parakeets) (2)
Eolophus (galah) (1)
Eos (lories) (6)   (1)
Eunymphicus (horned parakeet) (1)
Forpus (neotropical parrotlets) (7)
Geoffroyus (singing parrots) (3)
Glossopsitta (lorikeets) (3)
Graydidascalus (short-tailed parrot) (1)
Guaruba (1)
Hapalopsittaca (neotropical parrots) (4)   (1)
Lathamus (swift parrot) (1)   (1)
Leptosittaca (golden-plumed parakeet) (1)
Loriculus (hanging-parrots) (12)   (1)
Lorius (lories) (6)   (1)
Mascarinus (Mascarene parrot) (1)
Melopsittacus (budgerigars) (1)
Micropsitta (Australasian pygmy-parrots) (6)
Myiopsitta (monk parakeet) (1)   (1)
Nandayus (Nanday parakeet) (1)
Nannopsittaca (Amazonian parrotlets) (2)
Neophema (grass parrots) (6)   (1)
Neopsephotus (Bourke's parrot) (1)
Neopsittacus (orange-billed lorikeet and yellow-billed lorikeet) (2)
Nestor (kakas and kea) (3)   (2)
Northiella (bluebonnet) (1)
Nymphicus (cockatiel) (1)
Ognorhynchus (yellow-eared parrot) (1)   (1)
Oreopsittacus (plum-faced lorikeet) (1)
Orthopsittaca (red-bellied macaw) (1)
Pezoporus (ground parrot) (2)   (1)
Phigys (collared lory) (1)
Pionites (caiques) (2)   (1)
Pionopsitta (neotropical parrots) (8)
Pionus (pionus parrots) (7)
Platycercus (rosellas) (6)
Poicephalus (African parrots) (9)
Polytelis (superb parrots) (3)
Primolius (Primolius macaws) (3)
Prioniturus (racquet-tails) (8)   (2)
Probosciger (palm cockatoo) (1)
Prosopeia (shining-parrots) (3)
Psephotus (grass parrots) (5)   (1)
Pseudeos (dusky lory) (1)
Psilopsiagon (mountain parakeets) (2)
Psittacella (tiger-parrots) (4)
Psittacula (rose-ringed parakeets) (16)   (1)   (1)
Psittaculirostris (fig-parrots) (3)
Psittacus (grey parrot) (2)   (2)
Psitteuteles (lorikeets) (3)
Psittinus (blue-rumped parrot) (1)
Psittrichas (Pesquet's parrot) (1)
Purpureicephalus (red-capped parrot) (1)
Pyrrhura (neotropical parakeets) (26)   (8)
Rhynchopsitta (thick-billed parrots) (2)   (2)
Strigops (kakapo) (1)   (1)
Tanygnathus (great-billed parrots) (4)
Touit (neotropical parrotlets) (8)
Trichoglossus (island lorikeets) (11)
Triclaria (blue-bellied parrot) (1)
Vini (vini lorikeets) (5)   (2)

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