Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots

Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans) by Ian

Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans) by Ian

In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell. (Ezekiel 17:23 KJV)

CLASS – AVES, Order – PSITTACIFORMES, Family – Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots

Latest I.O.C. Version
Species (181)

Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
Timneh Parrot (Psittacus timneh)
Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi)
Yellow-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus flavifrons)
Brown-necked Parrot (Poicephalus fuscicollis)
Cape Parrot (Poicephalus robustus)
Meyer’s Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri)
Rüppell’s Parrot (Poicephalus rueppellii)
Brown-headed Parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus)
Niam-niam Parrot (Poicephalus crassus)
Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus)
Red-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris)
Lilac-tailed Parrotlet (Touit batavicus)
Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet (Touit huetii)
Red-fronted Parrotlet (Touit costaricensis)
Blue-fronted Parrotlet (Touit dilectissimus)
Sapphire-rumped Parrotlet (Touit purpuratus)
Brown-backed Parrotlet (Touit melanonotus)
Golden-tailed Parrotlet (Touit surdus)
Spot-winged Parrotlet (Touit stictopterus)
Grey-hooded Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aymara)
Mountain Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aurifrons)
Barred Parakeet (Bolborhynchus lineola)
Rufous-fronted Parakeet (Bolborhynchus ferrugineifrons)
Andean Parakeet (Bolborhynchus orbygnesius)
Tepui Parrotlet (Nannopsittaca panychlora)
Manu Parrotlet (Nannopsittaca dachilleae)
Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)
Cliff Parakeet (Myiopsitta luchsi)
Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae)
Plain Parakeet (Brotogeris tirica)
White-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus)
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri)
Grey-cheeked Parakeet (Brotogeris pyrrhoptera)
Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis)
Cobalt-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera)
Golden-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris chrysoptera)
Pileated Parrot (Pionopsitta pileata)
Blue-bellied Parrot (Triclaria malachitacea)
Brown-hooded Parrot (Pyrilia haematotis)
Saffron-headed Parrot (Pyrilia pyrilia)
Rose-faced Parrot (Pyrilia pulchra)
Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi)
Caica Parrot (Pyrilia caica)
Bald Parrot (Pyrilia aurantiocephala)
Vulturine Parrot (Pyrilia vulturina)
Rusty-faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca amazonina)
Fuertes’s Parrot (Hapalopsittaca fuertesi)
Red-faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops)
Black-winged Parrot (Hapalopsittaca melanotis)
Dusky Parrot (Pionus fuscus)
Red-billed Parrot (Pionus sordidus)
Scaly-headed Parrot (Pionus maximiliani)
Plum-crowned Parrot (Pionus tumultuosus)
White-capped Parrot (Pionus seniloides)
Blue-headed Parrot (Pionus menstruus)
White-crowned Parrot (Pionus senilis)
Bronze-winged Parrot (Pionus chalcopterus)
Short-tailed Parrot (Graydidascalus brachyurus)
Yellow-faced Parrot (Alipiopsitta xanthops)
Festive Amazon (Amazona festiva)
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon (Amazona vinacea)
Tucuman Amazon (Amazona tucumana)
Red-spectacled Amazon (Amazona pretrei)
Black-billed Amazon (Amazona agilis)
White-fronted Amazon (Amazona albifrons)
Yellow-billed Amazon (Amazona collaria)
Cuban Amazon (Amazona leucocephala)
Hispaniolan Amazon (Amazona ventralis)
Puerto Rican Amazon (Amazona vittata)
Lilac-crowned Amazon (Amazona finschi)
Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis)
Diademed Amazon (Amazona diadema)
Red-crowned Amazon (Amazona viridigenalis)
Yucatan Amazon (Amazona xantholora)
Blue-cheeked Amazon (Amazona dufresniana)
Red-browed Amazon (Amazona rhodocorytha)
Red-necked Amazon (Amazona arausiaca)
St. Lucia Amazon (Amazona versicolor)
Yellow-headed Amazon (Amazona oratrix)
Tres Marias Amazon (Amazona tresmariae)
Yellow-naped Amazon (Amazona auropalliata)
Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala)
Yellow-shouldered Amazon (Amazona barbadensis)
Turquoise-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva)
Scaly-naped Amazon (Amazona mercenarius)
Northern Mealy Amazon (Amazona guatemalae)
Southern Mealy Amazon (Amazona farinosa)
Kawall’s Amazon (Amazona kawalli)
Imperial Amazon (Amazona imperialis)
Red-tailed Amazon (Amazona brasiliensis)
Orange-winged Amazon (Amazona amazonica)
St. Vincent Amazon (Amazona guildingii)
Dusky-billed Parrotlet (Forpus modestus)
Mexican Parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius)
Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus)
Turquoise-winged Parrotlet (Forpus spengeli)
Blue-winged Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius)
Large-billed Parrotlet (Forpus crassirostris)
Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus)
Pacific Parrotlet (Forpus coelestis)
Yellow-faced Parrotlet (Forpus xanthops)
Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephalus)
White-bellied Parrot (Pionites leucogaster)
Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus)
Ochre-marked Parakeet (Pyrrhura cruentata)
Blaze-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura devillei)
Maroon-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura frontalis)
Pearly Parakeet (Pyrrhura lepida)
Crimson-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura perlata)
Green-cheeked Parakeet (Pyrrhura molinae)
Pfrimer’s Parakeet (Pyrrhura pfrimeri)
Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus)
White-eared Parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis)
Painted Parakeet (Pyrrhura picta)
Venezuelan Parakeet (Pyrrhura emma)
Santarem Parakeet (Pyrrhura amazonum)
Bonaparte’s Parakeet (Pyrrhura lucianii)
Rose-fronted Parakeet (Pyrrhura roseifrons)
Santa Marta Parakeet (Pyrrhura viridicata)
Fiery-shouldered Parakeet (Pyrrhura egregia)
Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura)
El Oro Parakeet (Pyrrhura orcesi)
White-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura albipectus)
Black-capped Parakeet (Pyrrhura rupicola)
Flame-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura calliptera)
Blood-eared Parakeet (Pyrrhura hoematotis)
Rose-crowned Parakeet (Pyrrhura rhodocephala)
Sulphur-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura hoffmanni)
Austral Parakeet (Enicognathus ferrugineus)
Slender-billed Parakeet (Enicognathus leptorhynchus)
Burrowing Parrot (Cyanoliseus patagonus)
Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)
Lear’s Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari)
Glaucous Macaw (Anodorhynchus glaucus)
Thick-billed Parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha)
Maroon-fronted Parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi)
Olive-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula nana)
Orange-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis)
Peach-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula aurea)
Brown-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula pertinax)
Caatinga Parakeet (Eupsittula cactorum)
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis)
Dusky-headed Parakeet (Aratinga weddellii)
Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday)
Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis)
Sulphur-breasted Parakeet (Aratinga maculata)
Jandaya Parakeet (Aratinga jandaya)
Golden-capped Parakeet (Aratinga auricapillus)
Spix’s Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii)
Red-bellied Macaw (Orthopsittaca manilatus)
Blue-headed Macaw (Primolius couloni)
Golden-collared Macaw (Primolius auricollis)
Blue-winged Macaw (Primolius maracana)
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)
Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis)
Military Macaw (Ara militaris)
Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus)
Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao)
Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus)
Cuban Macaw (Ara tricolor)
Red-fronted Macaw (Ara rubrogenys)
Chestnut-fronted Macaw (Ara severus)
Golden-plumed Parakeet (Leptosittaca branickii)
Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis)
Golden Parakeet (Guaruba guarouba)
Red-shouldered Macaw (Diopsittaca nobilis)
Blue-crowned Parakeet (Thectocercus acuticaudatus)
Green Parakeet (Psittacara holochlorus)
Socorro Parakeet (Psittacara brevipes)
Red-throated Parakeet (Psittacara rubritorquis)
Pacific Parakeet (Psittacara strenuus)
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet (Psittacara wagleri)
Cordilleran Parakeet (Psittacara frontatus)
Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitratus)
Red-masked Parakeet (Psittacara erythrogenys)
Finsch’s Parakeet (Psittacara finschi)
White-eyed Parakeet (Psittacara leucophthalmus)
Cuban Parakeet (Psittacara euops)
Hispaniolan Parakeet (Psittacara chloropterus)
Puerto Rican Parakeet (Psittacara maugei)


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Bob & Nan’s Gallery
Dave’s BirdingPix
Ian Montgomery’s Birdway
Nikhil Devasar’s Gallery
Reinier’s Wildstock Photos Gallery
SSlayton – Fotobirder at Smugmug
William Kwong’s Galleries
Wondersf – Khong T Khoon’s Birds of Malasia – Videographer
Malasian Birds – Khong T Khoon – Videos and Photos

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