List of parrots with letters M-N-O-P

History, natural habitat, characteristics and conservation of the different species of parrot.

alphabetical order of parrots

The vast majority of these beautiful birds are not suitable for living in captivity. History and characteristics of the species.

1 – Macquarie Parakeet †

Macquarie Parakeet

Macquarie Parakeet:

27 cm.. length

The extinct Macquarie Parakeet (Cyanoramphus erythrotis) was a medium-sized green parrot. The head

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2 – Madarasz's Tiger-Parrot

Madarasz's Tiger-Parrot

14 cm. length between 34 and 44 g. of weight.

The Madarasz's Tiger-Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi) is very similar

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3 – Malabar Parakeet

Malabar Parakeet

Of 36 - 38 cm.. length.

The Malabar Parakeet (Psittacula columboides) has the lores and cheeks

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4 – Malherbe's Parakeet

Malherbe's Parakeet

19 - 22 cm. length and a weight between 40 and 52 grams for males and between 30 and 41

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5 – Mallee Ringneck

Mallee Ringneck

Mallee Ringneck

Of 35 cm.. length between 105 and 143 g. of weight.

The Mallee Ringneck (Barnardius barnardi) has

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6 – Marigold Lorikeet

Marigold Lorikeet

Marigold Lorikeet:

26 cm.. length and a weight between 100-157 g..

The Marigold Lorikeet (Trichoglossus capistratus) has the forecrown, the cheeks and

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7 – Maroon-bellied Parakeet

Maroon-bellied Parakeet

24-28 cm.. length and 72-94 g. of weight.

The Maroon-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura frontalis) has a frontal band narrow color

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8 – Maroon-faced Parakeet

Maroon-faced Parakeet

The Maroon-faced Parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis) measured 21 centimeters length and 50-53 g. of weight, It is the smallest species

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9 – Maroon-fronted Parrot

Maroon-fronted Parrot

Between 40 and 45 cm.. length and 300 g. of weight.

The Maroon-fronted Parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi) has a size

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10 – Maroon-tailed Parakeet

Maroon-tailed Parakeet

26-28 cm.. height.

The Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura) is distinguishable mainly by the tail and wings blackish (visible

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11 – Mascarene Parrot †

Mascarene Parrot

Of 35 cm.. height and a weight between 400 and 500 g..

The Mascarene Parrot † (Mascarinus mascarin) was a

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12 – Masked Shining-Parrot

Masked Shining-Parrot

47 cm of length and weight approximate of 322 g..

The colorful Masked Shining-Parrot (Prosopeia personata), has a plumage Green envelope

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13 – Meek's Pygmy-Parrot

10 cm. length.

The Meek's Pygmy-Parrot (Micropsitta meeki) has the feathers of the head dark brown, strongly scalloped

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14 – Mexican Parrotlet

Mexican Parrotlet

13–14 cm. long and 30-37 grams.

The Mexican Parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius) has lores, cheeks, forecrown and ear-coverts,

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15 – Meyer's Parrot

Meyer's Parrot

21 cm. and a weight of 100-130 g..

The Meyer's Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) has the forecrown, lores, cheeks, ear-coverts and neck

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16 – Military Macaw

Military Macaw

70 - 85 cm.. length and a weight between 900 and 1100 g..

The Military Macaw (ARA

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17 – Mindanao Lorikeet

Mindanao Lorikeet

20 cm.. length and a weight between 48 and 62 gr.

The plumage of the Mindanao Lorikeet (Trichoglossus johnstoniae) is usually

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18 – Mindanao Racquet-tail

Mindanao Racquet-tail

27 cm.. length between 120 and 160 g. of weight.

The Mindanao Racquet-tail (Prioniturus waterstradti) has the head of

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19 – Mindoro Racquet-tail

Mindoro Racquet-tail

Mindoro Racquet-tail

27 cms length.

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20 – Mitred Parakeet

Mitred Parakeet

Of 31 - 38 cm.. length and a weight between 219 and 275 g.

The Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitratus) has the forecrown of

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21 – Modest Tiger-Parrot


14 cm.. length between 42 and 43 g. of weight.

The Modest Tiger-Parrot (Psittacella modesta) has the head of

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22 – Moluccan Hanging-Parrot

Moluccan Hanging-Parrot

11 cm.. length between 25 and 38 g. of weight.

The Moluccan Hanging-Parrot (Loriculus amabilis)(Loriculus amabilis) has the head of

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23 – Moluccan King-Parrot

Moluccan King-Parrot

35 - 40 cm.. length between 145 and 163 g. of weight.

The Moluccan King-Parrot (Alisterus amboinensis) has the

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24 – Monk Parakeet

Monk Parakeet

28-31 cm. length and 120-140 weight g

The Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) has the forecrown (up to the half of the crown), the

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25 – Mountain Parakeet

Mountain Parakeet

17 - 19 cm.. height.

The Mountain Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aurifrons) is distinguishable by the face yellow and belly

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26 – Mulga Parrot

Mulga Parrot

27 - 28 cm. length between 53 and 70 g. of weight.

The plumage of the Mulga Parrot (Psephotellus varius)

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27 – Musk Lorikeet

Musk Lorikeet

20 - 23 cm.. length and a weight between 52 and 56 g..

The general plumage of the Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna) It

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28 – Nanday Parakeet

Nanday Parakeet

Of a length between 32-37 cm.. and a weight between 120-141 g..

The Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday) has

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29 – Naretha Bluebonnet

The Naretha Bluebonnet (Northiella narethae) It is smaller than Bluebonnet (Northiella haematogaster), of

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30 – New Caledonian Lorikeet

New Caledonian Lorikeet

18 - 19 cm.. length.

The females of the New Caledonian Lorikeet (Charmosyna diadema) are green in general, with the crown

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31 – New Caledonian Parakeet

New Caledonian Parakeet

26 cm.. length and 100 g. of weight.

The upperparts of the New Caledonian Parakeet (Cyanoramphus saisseti) they are mostly

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32 – New Zealand Kaka

Nestor meridionalis

45 cm.. length and an average weight of 550 g..

The New Zealand Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) they are some great parrots with a

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33 – Newton's Parakeet †

Newton's Parakeet

Of 40 centimeters length.

The male of the Newton's Parakeet (psittacula exaul) It was probably green, with stains

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34 – Niam-Niam Parrot

Niam-Niam Parrot

25 cm.. length.

The Niam-Niam Parrot (Poicephalus crassus) has the head and nape Brown olive; the ear-coverts Silver. Feathers

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35 – Nicobar Parakeet

Nicobar Parakeet

Between 55 and 61 cm.. of length and a weight of 224 g..

The Nicobar Parakeet (Psittacula caniceps) has the

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36 – Night Parrot

Night Parrot

22 - 25 cm.. length

The Night Parrot (Pezoporus occidentalis) It is one of the most elusive and mysterious world of birds.

They have

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37 – Norfolk Island Kaka

Norfolk Island Kaka

The Norfolk Island Kaka (Nestor productus) was their large with a bill, wings short and wide, and with legs

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38 – Norfolk Island Parakeet

Norfolk Island Parakeet

30 cm.. length and 100 g. of weight.

The Norfolk Island Parakeet (Cyanoramphus cookii) has a plumage bright green forehead

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39 – Northern Mealy Parrot

Northern Mealy Parrot

38 cm.. length and 705-766 g. of weight.

The Northern Mealy Parrot (Amazona guatemalae) is a large parrot, mainly green, with

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40 – Northern Rosella

Northern Rosella

28 cm.. length between 85 and 100 g. of weight.

The Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus) have a peak of

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41 – Olive headed Lorikeet

Olive headed Lorikeet

Its length is about 25 cm. and weigh between 80 and 85 gr.

The Olive headed Lorikeet (Trichoglossus euteles) show, in general,

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42 – Olive-shouldered Parrot

Olive-shouldered Parrot

35 cm.. length and 130 g. of weight.

The Olive-shouldered Parrot (Aprosmictus jonquillaceus) has the head pale green

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43 – Olive-throated Parakeet

Olive-throated Parakeet

20 - 26 cm. long and 72-85 grams. It is one of the smallest Aratingas.

The Olive-throated Parakeet

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44 – Orange-bellied Parrot

Orange-bellied Parrot

The Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) is a small ‘Grass parakeet‘, so feeding calls for spending much time on the floor of

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45 – Orange-billed Lorikeet

Orange-billed Lorikeet

18 cm.. length and a weight between 28 and 40 g..

The head of the Orange-billed Lorikeet (Neopsittacus pullicauda) is of

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46 – Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot

Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot

11 - 13 cm.. length and a weight between 27 and 34 g..

The forecrown of the Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot (Diophthalma

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47 – Orange-cheeked Parrot

Orange-cheeked Parrot

The Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) measured, approximately, 25 cm., has the head and throat black, except for the

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48 – Orange-chinned Parakeet

Orange-chinned Parakeet

17 - 20 cm.. height.

The Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis) has the forecrown, crown, back of the neck and upper cheeks,

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49 – Orange-fronted Hanging-Parrot


It measures each 11 cm.. length and a weight between 13 and 16 g..

The head of the Orange-fronted Hanging-Parrot (Loriculus aurantiifrons) It

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50 – Orange-fronted Parakeet

Orange-fronted Parakeet

20,5 cm. length and 80 g. of weight

The Orange-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis) It has in forecrown a wide

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51 – Orange-winged Parrot

Amazona amazonica location

Orange-winged Parrot

Of 33 - 36 cm.. height can weigh between 350 gr y 450 gr.
The Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona

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52 – Ouvea Parakeet

Ouvea Parakeet

Of 32cm.. length and 117 g. of weight.

The Ouvea Parakeet (Eunymphicus uvaeensis) is similar to the Horned Parakeet (Eunymphicus

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53 – Pacific Parakeet

Pacific Parakeet

Pacific Parakeet:

Of 33 cm.. length.

The Pacific Parakeet (Psittacara strenuus) has most of its plumage color

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54 – Pacific Parrotlet

Pacific Parrotlet

12-13 cm.. height.

The Pacific Parrotlet (Forpus coelestis) It is a small bird, chubby with a tail short and finished in

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55 – Painted Parakeet

Painted Parakeet

23 cm.. length and 54-70 g. of weight.

The Painted Parakeet (Pyrrhura picta) has a close frontal band, lores, upper cheeks and

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56 – Painted Tiger-Parrot


19 cm.. length and a weight between 48 and 60 g..

In adults of the Painted Tiger-Parrot (Psittacus erithacus), the head

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57 – Pale-headed Rosella

Perico pale

30 cm.. length and a weight between 100 and 175 g..

The adult male of the Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus), has

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58 – Palm Cockatoo

Probosciger aterrimus

51 - 64 cm. height and a weight between 910 and 1200 g.

The Palm Cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus) is one of the

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59 – Palm Lorikeet

Palm Lorikeet

17 cm.. length and an approximate weight of 35 g..

The head of the Palm Lorikeet (Charmosyna palmarum) is bright green, showing

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60 – Papuan King-Parrot

Papuan King-Parrot

36 cm.. length between 138 and 190 g. of weight.

The Papuan King-Parrot (Alisterus chloropterus) has the head of color

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61 – Papuan Lorikeet

Papuan Lorikeet

25 cm.. length and a weight between 90 and 115 g..

The head of the Papuan Lorikeet (Charmosyna papou) is red

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62 – Paradise Parrot †

Paradise Parrot

The extinct Paradise Parrot (Psephotus pulcherrimus) was a small parrot (27-30 cm long) and rather distinctive,

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63 – Peach-fronted Parakeet

Peach-fronted Parakeet

A length between 23-28 cm. and a weight between 74-94 g.

The Peach-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula aurea) has the forecrown bright orange;

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64 – Pearly Parakeet

Pearly Parakeet

24 cm.. in length and 70 to 80 grams.

The Pearly Parakeet (Pyrrhura lepida) has the head blackish brown

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65 – Pesquet's Parrot

Pesquet's Parrot

46 cm. length and a weight between 680 and 800 g..

The head of the Pesquet's Parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus) is black, part

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66 – Pfrimer's Parakeet

Pfrimer's Parakeet

22 - 23 cm.. length and an approximate weight of 80 g..

The Pfrimer's Parakeet (Pyrrhura pfrimeri) is one

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67 – Philippine cockatoo

Cacatua haematuropygia

It measures 31 cm. and weighs around 300 g..

To the Philippine cockatoo (Cacatua haematuropygia) It is called locally Katala.

Its plumage It

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68 – Pileated Parrot

Pileated Parrot

22 cm.. length and a weight between 98-120 g..

The Pileated Parrot (Pionopsitta pileata) has the forecrown, lores, crown and

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69 – Pink Cockatoo

Cacatua leadbeateri

35 cm.. length and weighing approximately between 340 and 425 g.

The Pink Cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri) is distinguishable by its spectacular

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70 – Plain Parakeet

Plain Parakeet

23 cm.. long and about 63 g. of weight.

The Plain Parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) has the forecrown, lores, crown and

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71 – Plum-faced Lorikeet

Plum-faced Lorikeet

15 cm.. length between 16 and 23 g. of weight.

The hood of the Plum-faced Lorikeet (Oreopsittacus arfaki), from

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72 – Plum-headed Parakeet

Plum-headed Parakeet

Between 33–37 cm. in length and weighing between 56-85 grams.

The Plum-headed Parakeet or Plum headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) has the

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73 – Pohnpei Lorikeet

Lori of Ponape

24 cm.. length and a weight between 70 and 85 gr.

The Pohnpei Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubiginosus) is unmistakable.

The head and back,

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74 – Puerto Rican Parrot

Amazona vittata

29 cm.. length and 320 g. of weight.

The Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) has the forecrown and lores, of

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75 – Purple-bellied Lory

The Purple-bellied Lory (Lorius hypoinochrous) has an approximate length of 26 cm.. with a weight ranging between 200 and 240

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76 – Purple-crowned Lorikeet

Lori Coronipurpura

The Purple-crowned Lorikeet (Parvipsitta porphyrocephala) has a length of 16 cm.. and a weight between 40 and 50 g..

The front part of

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77 – Purple-naped Lory

Purple-naped Lory

The Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella) has a length of 28 cm.. and an approximate weight of 235 g..

The forecrown, crown

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78 – Pygmy Lorikeet

Pygmy Lorikeet

The Pygmy Lorikeet (Charmosyna wilhelminae) has an approximate length of 13 cm.. and a weight of 20 g..

The head is of

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