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

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Species (181)

Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) by DansPix
Timneh Parrot (Psittacus timneh)
Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi) ©WikiC
Yellow-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus flavifrons) ©WikiC
Brown-necked Parrot (Poicephalus fuscicollis) WPT
Cape Parrot (Poicephalus robustus) ©WikiC
Meyer’s Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) by Bob-Nan
Rüppell’s Parrot (Poicephalus rueppellii) ©WikiC
Brown-headed Parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) ©WikiC
Niam-niam Parrot (Poicephalus crassus) FPW
Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus) ©WikiC
Red-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris) ©WikiC
Lilac-tailed Parrotlet (Touit batavicus) IBC
Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet (Touit huetii) by Ian
Red-fronted Parrotlet (Touit costaricensis) IBC
Blue-fronted Parrotlet (Touit dilectissimus) ©Drawing WikiC
Sapphire-rumped Parrotlet (Touit purpuratus) IBC
Brown-backed Parrotlet (Touit melanonotus) by Dario Sanches
Golden-tailed Parrotlet (Touit surdus) IBC
Spot-winged Parrotlet (Touit stictopterus) ©Drawing WikiC
Grey-hooded Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aymara) ©WikiC
Mountain Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aurifrons) ©WikiC
Barred Parakeet (Bolborhynchus lineola) ©WikiC
Rufous-fronted Parakeet (Bolborhynchus ferrugineifrons)
Andean Parakeet (Bolborhynchus orbygnesius) ©Drawing WikiC – Photo IBC
Tepui Parrotlet (Nannopsittaca panychlora) ©Drawing WikiC
Manu Parrotlet (Nannopsittaca dachilleae) WorldBirds
Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) by Daves BirdingPix – Photo by Lee
Cliff Parakeet (Myiopsitta luchsi)
Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae) ©WikiC
Plain Parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) IBC
White-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus) IBC
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri) by Dario Sanches
Grey-cheeked Parakeet (Brotogeris pyrrhoptera) by Ian
Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis) by Reinier
Cobalt-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) by Ian
Golden-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris chrysoptera) IBC
Pileated Parrot (Pionopsitta pileata) ©WikiC
Blue-bellied Parrot (Triclaria malachitacea) IBC
Brown-hooded Parrot (Pyrilia haematotis) ©WikiC
Saffron-headed Parrot (Pyrilia pyrilia) IBC
Rose-faced Parrot (Pyrilia pulchra) IBC
Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) ©WikiC
Caica Parrot (Pyrilia caica) IBC
Bald Parrot (Pyrilia aurantiocephala) WorldBirds
Vulturine Parrot (Pyrilia vulturina) WorldParrotTrust
Rusty-faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca amazonina) by Robert Scanlon
Fuertes’s Parrot (Hapalopsittaca fuertesi) IBC
Red-faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops) IBC
Black-winged Parrot (Hapalopsittaca melanotis) ©Drawing WikiC
Dusky Parrot (Pionus fuscus) ©WikiC
Red-billed Parrot (Pionus sordidus) by Robert Scanlon
Scaly-headed Parrot (Pionus maximiliani) ©WikiC
Plum-crowned Parrot (Pionus tumultuosus) ©WikiC
White-capped Parrot (Pionus seniloides) IBC
Blue-headed Parrot (Pionus menstruus) by Ian
White-crowned Parrot (Pionus senilis) ©WikiC
Bronze-winged Parrot (Pionus chalcopterus) ©WikiC
Short-tailed Parrot (Graydidascalus brachyurus) ©WikiC
Yellow-faced Parrot (Alipiopsitta xanthops) ©WikiC
Festive Amazon (Amazona festiva) ©WikiC
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon (Amazona vinacea) IBC
Tucuman Amazon (Amazona tucumana) IBC
Red-spectacled Amazon (Amazona pretrei) IBC
Black-billed Amazon (Amazona agilis) ©WikiC
White-fronted Amazon (Amazona albifrons) IBC
Yellow-billed Amazon (Amazona collaria) IBC
Cuban Amazon (Amazona leucocephala) ©WikiC
Hispaniolan Amazon (Amazona ventralis) ©WikiC
Puerto Rican Amazon (Amazona vittata) ©WikiC
Lilac-crowned Amazon (Amazona finschi) ©WikiC
Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis) IBC
Diademed Amazon (Amazona diadema) IBC
Red-crowned Amazon (Amazona viridigenalis) by Daves BirdingPix
Yucatan Amazon (Amazona xantholora) IBC
Blue-cheeked Amazon (Amazona dufresniana) ©WikiC
Red-browed Amazon (Amazona rhodocorytha) IBC
Red-necked Amazon (Amazona arausiaca) IBC
St. Lucia Amazon (Amazona versicolor) IBC
Yellow-headed Amazon (Amazona oratrix) WorldBirds
Tres Marias Amazon (Amazona tresmariae) ©WikiC
Yellow-naped Amazon (Amazona auropalliata) WorldBirds
Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala) by Dave’s BirdingPix
Yellow-shouldered Amazon (Amazona barbadensis) by Robert Scanlon
Turquoise-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva) IBC
Scaly-naped Amazon (Amazona mercenarius)  IBC
Northern Mealy Amazon (Amazona guatemalae)
Southern Mealy Amazon (Amazona farinosa) by Ian
Kawall’s Amazon (Amazona kawalli) IBC
Imperial Amazon (Amazona imperialis) ©WikiC
Red-tailed Amazon (Amazona brasiliensis) IBC
Orange-winged Amazon (Amazona amazonica) by Ian
St. Vincent Amazon (Amazona guildingii) IBC
Dusky-billed Parrotlet (Forpus modestus) ©Drawing WikiC
Mexican Parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius) ©WikiC
Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus) by Daves BirdingPix
Turquoise-winged Parrotlet (Forpus spengeli)
Blue-winged Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius) ©WikiC
Large-billed Parrotlet (Forpus crassirostris)
Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus) by Robert Scanlon
Pacific Parrotlet (Forpus coelestis) by Michael Woodruff
Yellow-faced Parrotlet (Forpus xanthops) ©WikiC
Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephalus) ©WikiC
White-bellied Parrot (Pionites leucogaster) ©WikiC
Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus) IBC
Ochre-marked Parakeet (Pyrrhura cruentata) ©WikiC
Blaze-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura devillei) IBC
Maroon-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura frontalis) ©WikiC
Pearly Parakeet (Pyrrhura lepida) IBC
Crimson-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura perlata) ©WikiC
Green-cheeked Parakeet (Pyrrhura molinae) ©WikiC
Pfrimer’s Parakeet (Pyrrhura pfrimeri) IBC
Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus) IBC
White-eared Parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis) ©WikiC
Paintered Parakeet (Pyrrhura picta) IBC
Venezuelan Parakeet (Pyrrhura emma) IBC
Santarem Parakeet (Pyrrhura amazonum) Video IBC
Bonaparte’s Parakeet (Pyrrhura lucianii) Loromania
Rose-fronted Parakeet (Pyrrhura roseifrons) IBC
Santa Marta Parakeet (Pyrrhura viridicata) IBC
Fiery-shouldered Parakeet (Pyrrhura egregia) ©Drawing WikiC – Video IBC
Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura) by Ian
El Oro Parakeet (Pyrrhura orcesi) IBC
Black-capped Parakeet (Pyrrhura rupicola) ©WikiC
White-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura albipectus) IBC
Flame-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura calliptera) IBC
Blood-eared Parakeet (Pyrrhura hoematotis) ©©barloventomagico
Rose-crowned Parakeet (Pyrrhura rhodocephala) IBC
Sulphur-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura hoffmanni) by Michael Woodruff
Austral Parakeet (Enicognathus ferrugineus) ©WikiC
Slender-billed Parakeet (Enicognathus leptorhynchus) ©WikiC
Burrowing Parrot (Cyanoliseus patagonus) ©WikiC
Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) by Lee at Brevard Zoo *LLABS*
Lear’s Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) ©WikiC
Glaucous Macaw (Anodorhynchus glaucus †) WorldBirds
Thick-billed Parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha) ©WikiC
Maroon-fronted Parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi) ©WikiC
Olive-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula nana) ©WikiC
Orange-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis) by Reinier Munguia
Peach-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula aurea) ©WikiC
Brown-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula pertinax) by Robert Scanlon
Caatinga Parakeet (Eupsittula cactorum) ©WikiC
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis †) ©WikiC
Dusky-headed Parakeet (Aratinga weddellii) ©WikiC
Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday) by S Slayton
Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis) ©WikiC
Sulphur-breasted Parakeet (Aratinga maculata) BirdForum
Jandaya Parakeet (Aratinga jandaya) ©WikiC
Golden-capped Parakeet (Aratinga auricapillus) ©WikiC
Spix’s Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) WParrotTrust
Red-bellied Macaw (Orthopsittaca manilatus) by Ian
Blue-headed Macaw (Primolius couloni) by Ian
Golden-collared Macaw (Primolius auricollis) ©WikiC
Blue-winged Macaw (Primolius maracana) ©WikiC
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) by Lee at Gatorland
Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis) by Lee at LPZoo *LLABS*
Military Macaw (Ara militaris) by Lee NA Parrot Show *LLABS*
Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus) by Michael Woodruff
Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) Photo2 by Reinier Munguia
Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus) at NA by Dan *LLABS*
Cuban Macaw (Ara tricolor †) ©Drawing WikiC
Red-fronted Macaw (Ara rubrogenys) ©WikiC
Chestnut-fronted Macaw (Ara severus) by Ian
Golden-plumed Parakeet (Leptosittaca branickii) ©WikiC
Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis) IBC
Golden Parakeet (Guaruba guarouba) at NA by Lee *LLABS*
Red-shouldered Macaw (Diopsittaca nobilis) IBC
Blue-crowned Parakeet (Thectocercus acuticaudata) IBC
Green Parakeet (Psittacara holochlora) by Daves BirdingPix
Socorro Parakeet (Psittacara brevipes) ARKive
Red-throated Parakeet (Psittacara rubritorquis) IBC
Pacific Parakeet (Psittacara  strenua) IBC
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet (Psittacara wagleri) ©WikiC
Cordilleran Parakeet (Psittacara frontatus)
Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitrata)
Red-masked Parakeet (Psittacara erythrogenys) ©WikiC
Finsch’s Parakeet (Psittacara finschi) ©WikiC
White-eyed Parakeet (Psittacara leucophthalma) by Dario Sanches
Cuban Parakeet (Psittacara euops) ©WikiC
Hispaniolan Parakeet (Psittacara chloroptera) IBC
Puerto Rican Parakeet (Psittacara maugei)


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Photographers or Videographers used on this page from our sidebar, Photography, are:
Bob & Nan’s Gallery
Dave’s BirdingPix
Ian Montgomery’s Birdway
Nikhil Devasar’s Gallery
Nikhil Devasar’s Gallery-II
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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