Psittaculidae – Old World Parrots

Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) Juv by Nikhil Devasar

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 – Psittaculidae – Old World Parrots

Latest I.O.C. Version
Species (192)

Pesquet’s Parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus)
Mascarene Parrot (Mascarinus mascarinus)
Greater Vasa Parrot (Coracopsis vasa)
Lesser Vasa Parrot (Coracopsis nigra)
Seychelles Black Parrot (Coracopsis barklyi)
Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta keiensis)
Geelvink Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta geelvinkiana)
Buff-faced Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta pusio)
Meek’s Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta meeki)
Finsch’s Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta finschii)
Red-breasted Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta bruijnii)
Superb Parrot (Polytelis swainsonii)
Regent Parrot (Polytelis anthopeplus)
Princess Parrot (Polytelis alexandrae)
Moluccan King Parrot (Alisterus amboinensis)
Papuan King Parrot (Alisterus chloropterus)
Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
Jonquil Parrot (Aprosmictus jonquillaceus)
Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus)
Buru Racket-tail (Prioniturus mada)
Golden-mantled Racket-tail (Prioniturus platurus)
Mindanao Racket-tail (Prioniturus waterstradti)
Montane Racket-tail (Prioniturus montanus)
Blue-headed Racket-tail (Prioniturus platenae)
Mindoro Racket-tail (Prioniturus mindorensis)
Blue-winged Racket-tail (Prioniturus verticalis)
Yellow-breasted Racket-tail (Prioniturus flavicans)
Green Racket-tail (Prioniturus luconensis)
Blue-crowned Racket-tail (Prioniturus discurus)
Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus)
Red-cheeked Parrot (Geoffroyus geoffroyi)
Blue-collared Parrot (Geoffroyus simplex)
Song Parrot (Geoffroyus heteroclitus)
Blue-rumped Parrot (Psittinus cyanurus)
Great-billed Parrot (Tanygnathus megalorynchos)
Blue-naped Parrot (Tanygnathus lucionensis)
Blue-backed Parrot (Tanygnathus sumatranus)
Black-lored Parrot (Tanygnathus gramineus)
Grey-headed Parakeet (Psittacula finschii)
Slaty-headed Parakeet (Psittacula himalayana)
Blossom-headed Parakeet (Psittacula roseata)
Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala)
Red-breasted Parakeet (Psittacula alexandri)
Lord Derby’s Parakeet (Psittacula derbiana)
Long-tailed Parakeet (Psittacula longicauda)
Blue-winged Parakeet (Psittacula columboides)
Layard’s Parakeet (Psittacula calthrapae)
Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria)
Seychelles Parakeet (Psittacula wardi)
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)
Echo Parakeet (Psittacula eques)
Newton’s Parakeet (Psittacula exsul)
Nicobar Parakeet (Psittacula caniceps)
Mascarene Grey Parakeet (Psittacula bensoni)
Brehm’s Tiger Parrot (Psittacella brehmii)
Painted Tiger Parrot (Psittacella picta)
Modest Tiger Parrot (Psittacella modesta)
Madarasz’s Tiger Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi)
Red-rumped Parrot (Psephotus haematonotus)
Eastern Bluebonnet (Northiella haematogaster)
Naretha Bluebonnet (Northiella narethae)
Mulga Parrot (Psephotellus varius)
Hooded Parrot (Psephotellus dissimilis)
Golden-shouldered Parrot (Psephotellus chrysopterygius)
Paradise Parrot (Psephotellus pulcherrimus)
Red-capped Parrot (Purpureicephalus spurius)
Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)
Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans)
Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus)
Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus)
Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius)
Western Rosella (Platycercus icterotis)
Australian Ringneck (Barnardius zonarius)
Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor)
Crimson Shining Parrot (Prosopeia splendens)
Masked Shining Parrot (Prosopeia personata)
Maroon Shining Parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis)
Horned Parakeet (Eunymphicus cornutus)
Ouvea Parakeet (Eunymphicus uvaeensis)
Black-fronted Parakeet (Cyanoramphus zealandicus)
Raiatea Parakeet (Cyanoramphus ulietanus)
New Caledonian Parakeet (Cyanoramphus saisseti)
Chatham Parakeet (Cyanoramphus forbesi)
Norfolk Parakeet (Cyanoramphus cookii)
Lord Howe Parakeet (Cyanoramphus subflavescens)
Antipodes Parakeet (Cyanoramphus unicolor)
Yellow-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus auriceps)
Malherbe’s Parakeet (Cyanoramphus malherbi)
Red-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae)
Reischek’s Parakeet (Cyanoramphus hochstetteri)
Macquarie Parakeet (Cyanoramphus erythrotis)
Eastern Ground Parrot (Pezoporus wallicus)
Western Ground Parrot (Pezoporus flaviventris)
Night Parrot (Pezoporus occidentalis)
Bourke’s Parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii)
Blue-winged Parrot (Neophema chrysostoma)
Elegant Parrot (Neophema elegans)
Rock Parrot (Neophema petrophila)
Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster)
Turquoise Parrot (Neophema pulchella)
Scarlet-chested Parrot (Neophema splendida)
Plum-faced Lorikeet (Oreopsittacus arfaki)
Palm Lorikeet (Charmosyna palmarum)
Red-chinned Lorikeet (Charmosyna rubrigularis)
Meek’s Lorikeet (Charmosyna meeki)
Blue-fronted Lorikeet (Charmosyna toxopei)
Striated Lorikeet (Charmosyna multistriata)
Pygmy Lorikeet (Charmosyna wilhelminae)
Red-fronted Lorikeet (Charmosyna rubronotata)
Red-flanked Lorikeet (Charmosyna placentis)
New Caledonian Lorikeet (Charmosyna diadema)
Red-throated Lorikeet (Charmosyna amabilis)
Duchess Lorikeet (Charmosyna margarethae)
Fairy Lorikeet (Charmosyna pulchella)
Josephine’s Lorikeet (Charmosyna josefinae)
Papuan Lorikeet (Charmosyna papou)
Blue-crowned Lorikeet (Vini australis)
Kuhl’s Lorikeet (Vini kuhlii)
Stephen’s Lorikeet (Vini stepheni)
Blue Lorikeet (Vini peruviana)
Ultramarine Lorikeet (Vini ultramarina)
Collared Lory (Phigys solitarius)
Yellow-billed Lorikeet (Neopsittacus musschenbroekii)
Orange-billed Lorikeet (Neopsittacus pullicauda)
Little Lorikeet (Parvipsitta pusilla)
Purple-crowned Lorikeet (Parvipsitta porphyrocephala)
Chattering Lory (Lorius garrulus)
Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella)
Black-capped Lory (Lorius lory)
Purple-bellied Lory (Lorius hypoinochrous)
White-naped Lory (Lorius albidinucha)
Yellow-bibbed Lory (Lorius chlorocercus)
Black Lory (Chalcopsitta atra)
Brown Lory (Chalcopsitta duivenbodei)
Yellowish-streaked Lory (Chalcopsitta scintillata)
Dusky Lory (Pseudeos fuscata)
Cardinal Lory (Pseudeos cardinalis)
Varied Lorikeet (Psitteuteles versicolor)
Iris Lorikeet (Psitteuteles iris)
Goldie’s Lorikeet (Psitteuteles goldiei)
Red-and-blue Lory (Eos histrio)
Violet-necked Lory (Eos squamata)
Red Lory (Eos bornea)
Blue-streaked Lory (Eos reticulata)
Black-winged Lory (Eos cyanogenia)
Blue-eared Lory (Eos semilarvata)
Ornate Lorikeet (Trichoglossus ornatus)
Sunset Lorikeet (Trichoglossus forsteni)
Leaf Lorikeet (Trichoglossus weberi)
Marigold Lorikeet (Trichoglossus capistratus)
Coconut Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)
Biak Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rosenbergii)
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus)
Red-collared Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubritorquis)
Olive-headed Lorikeet (Trichoglossus euteles)
Citrine Lorikeet (Trichoglossus flavoviridis)
Mindanao Lorikeet (Trichoglossus johnstoniae)
Pohnpei Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubiginosus)
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus)
Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna)
Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)
Large Fig Parrot (Psittaculirostris desmarestii)
Edwards’s Fig Parrot (Psittaculirostris edwardsii)
Salvadori’s Fig Parrot (Psittaculirostris salvadorii)
Orange-breasted Fig Parrot (Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii)
Double-eyed Fig Parrot (Cyclopsitta diophthalma)
Guaiabero (Bolbopsittacus lunulatus)
Vernal Hanging Parrot (Loriculus vernalis)
Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot (Loriculus beryllinus)
Philippine Hanging Parrot (Loriculus philippensis)
Camiguin Hanging Parrot (Loriculus camiguinensis)
Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot (Loriculus galgulus)
Great Hanging Parrot (Loriculus stigmatus)
Moluccan Hanging Parrot (Loriculus amabilis)
Sula Hanging Parrot (Loriculus sclateri)
Sangihe Hanging Parrot (Loriculus catamene)
Orange-fronted Hanging Parrot (Loriculus aurantiifrons)
Bismarck Hanging Parrot (Loriculus tener)
Pygmy Hanging Parrot (Loriculus exilis)
Yellow-throated Hanging Parrot (Loriculus pusillus)
Wallace’s Hanging Parrot (Loriculus flosculus)
Grey-headed Lovebird (Agapornis canus)
Red-headed Lovebird (Agapornis pullarius)
Black-winged Lovebird (Agapornis taranta)
Black-collared Lovebird (Agapornis swindernianus)
Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)
Fischer’s Lovebird (Agapornis fischeri)
Yellow-collared Lovebird (Agapornis personatus)
Lilian’s Lovebird (Agapornis lilianae)
Black-cheeked Lovebird (Agapornis nigrigenis)
Broad-billed Parrot (Lophopsittacus mauritianus)
Rodrigues Parrot (Necropsittacus rodricanus)

Long-tailed Parakeet feeding by Wondersf


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