History, natural habitat, characteristics and conservation of the different species of parrot.
alphabetical order of parrots
27 cm.. length
The extinct Macquarie Parakeet (Cyanoramphus erythrotis) was a medium-sized green parrot. The head
14 cm. length between 34 and 44 g. of weight.
The Madarasz's Tiger-Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi) is very similar
3 – Malabar Parakeet
Of 36 - 38 cm.. length.
The Malabar Parakeet (Psittacula columboides) has the lores and cheeks
19 - 22 cm. length and a weight between 40 and 52 grams for males and between 30 and 41
5 – Mallee Ringneck
Of 35 cm.. length between 105 and 143 g. of weight.
The Mallee Ringneck (Barnardius barnardi) has
26 cm.. length and a weight between 100-157 g..
The Marigold Lorikeet (Trichoglossus capistratus) has the forecrown, the cheeks and
24-28 cm.. length and 72-94 g. of weight.
The Maroon-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura frontalis) has a frontal band narrow color
The Maroon-faced Parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis) measured 21 centimeters length and 50-53 g. of weight, It is the smallest species
Between 40 and 45 cm.. length and 300 g. of weight.
The Maroon-fronted Parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi) has a size
26-28 cm.. height.
The Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura) is distinguishable mainly by the tail and wings blackish (visible
11 – Mascarene Parrot †
Of 35 cm.. height and a weight between 400 and 500 g..
The Mascarene Parrot † (Mascarinus mascarin) was a
47 cm of length and weight approximate of 322 g..
The colorful Masked Shining-Parrot (Prosopeia personata), has a plumage Green envelope
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
14 – Mexican Parrotlet
13–14 cm. long and 30-37 grams.
The Mexican Parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius) has lores, cheeks, forecrown and ear-coverts,
15 – 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
16 – Military Macaw
70 - 85 cm.. length and a weight between 900 and 1100 g..
The Military Macaw (ARA
17 – Mindanao Lorikeet
20 cm.. length and a weight between 48 and 62 gr.
The plumage of the Mindanao Lorikeet (Trichoglossus johnstoniae) is usually
27 cm.. length between 120 and 160 g. of weight.
The Mindanao Racquet-tail (Prioniturus waterstradti) has the head of
19 – Mindoro Racquet-tail
27 cms length.
20 – Mitred Parakeet
Of 31 - 38 cm.. length and a weight between 219 and 275 g.
The Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitratus) has the forecrown of
21 – Modest Tiger-Parrot
14 cm.. length between 42 and 43 g. of weight.
The Modest Tiger-Parrot (Psittacella modesta) has the head of
11 cm.. length between 25 and 38 g. of weight.
The Moluccan Hanging-Parrot (Loriculus amabilis)(Loriculus amabilis) has the head of
23 – Moluccan King-Parrot
35 - 40 cm.. length between 145 and 163 g. of weight.
The Moluccan King-Parrot (Alisterus amboinensis) has the
24 – 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
25 – Mountain Parakeet
17 - 19 cm.. height.
The Mountain Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aurifrons) is distinguishable by the face yellow and belly
26 – Mulga Parrot
27 - 28 cm. length between 53 and 70 g. of weight.
The plumage of the Mulga Parrot (Psephotellus varius)
27 – Musk Lorikeet
20 - 23 cm.. length and a weight between 52 and 56 g..
The general plumage of the Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna) It
28 – Nanday Parakeet
Of a length between 32-37 cm.. and a weight between 120-141 g..
The Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday) has
29 – Naretha Bluebonnet
The Naretha Bluebonnet (Northiella narethae) It is smaller than Bluebonnet (Northiella haematogaster), of
18 - 19 cm.. length.
The females of the New Caledonian Lorikeet (Charmosyna diadema) are green in general, with the crown
26 cm.. length and 100 g. of weight.
The upperparts of the New Caledonian Parakeet (Cyanoramphus saisseti) they are mostly
32 – New Zealand Kaka
45 cm.. length and an average weight of 550 g..
The New Zealand Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) they are some great parrots with a
33 – Newton's Parakeet †
Of 40 centimeters length.
The male of the Newton's Parakeet (psittacula exaul) It was probably green, with stains
34 – Niam-Niam Parrot
25 cm.. length.
The Niam-Niam Parrot (Poicephalus crassus) has the head and nape Brown olive; the ear-coverts Silver. Feathers
35 – Nicobar Parakeet
Between 55 and 61 cm.. of length and a weight of 224 g..
The Nicobar Parakeet (Psittacula caniceps) has the
36 – Night Parrot
22 - 25 cm.. length
The Night Parrot (Pezoporus occidentalis) It is one of the most elusive and mysterious world of birds.
37 – Norfolk Island Kaka
The Norfolk Island Kaka (Nestor productus) was their large with a bill, wings short and wide, and with legs
30 cm.. length and 100 g. of weight.
The Norfolk Island Parakeet (Cyanoramphus cookii) has a plumage bright green forehead
The Northern Mealy Parrot (Amazona guatemalae) is a large parrot, mainly green, with
40 – Northern Rosella
28 cm.. length between 85 and 100 g. of weight.
The Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus) have a peak of
Its length is about 25 cm. and weigh between 80 and 85 gr.
The Olive headed Lorikeet (Trichoglossus euteles) show, in general,
35 cm.. length and 130 g. of weight.
The Olive-shouldered Parrot (Aprosmictus jonquillaceus) has the head pale green
20 - 26 cm. long and 72-85 grams. It is one of the smallest Aratingas.
The Olive-throated Parakeet
The Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) is a small ‘Grass parakeet‘, so feeding calls for spending much time on the floor of
18 cm.. length and a weight between 28 and 40 g..
The head of the Orange-billed Lorikeet (Neopsittacus pullicauda) is of
11 - 13 cm.. length and a weight between 27 and 34 g..
The forecrown of the Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot (Diophthalma
The Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) measured, approximately, 25 cm., has the head and throat black, except for the
17 - 20 cm.. height.
The Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis) has the forecrown, crown, back of the neck and upper cheeks,
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
The Orange-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis) It has in forecrown a wide
51 – Orange-winged Parrot
Of 33 - 36 cm.. height can weigh between 350 gr y 450 gr.
The Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona
52 – Ouvea Parakeet
Of 32cm.. length and 117 g. of weight.
The Ouvea Parakeet (Eunymphicus uvaeensis) is similar to the Horned Parakeet (Eunymphicus
53 – Pacific Parakeet
Of 33 cm.. length.
The Pacific Parakeet (Psittacara strenuus) has most of its plumage color
54 – Pacific Parrotlet
12-13 cm.. height.
The Pacific Parrotlet (Forpus coelestis) It is a small bird, chubby with a tail short and finished in
55 – 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
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
57 – Pale-headed Rosella
30 cm.. length and a weight between 100 and 175 g..
The adult male of the Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus), has
58 – Palm Cockatoo
51 - 64 cm. height and a weight between 910 and 1200 g.
The Palm Cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus) is one of the
59 – Palm Lorikeet
The head of the Palm Lorikeet (Charmosyna palmarum) is bright green, showing
60 – Papuan King-Parrot
36 cm.. length between 138 and 190 g. of weight.
The Papuan King-Parrot (Alisterus chloropterus) has the head of color
61 – Papuan Lorikeet
25 cm.. length and a weight between 90 and 115 g..
The head of the Papuan Lorikeet (Charmosyna papou) is red
62 – Paradise Parrot †
The extinct Paradise Parrot (Psephotus pulcherrimus) was a small parrot (27-30 cm long) and rather distinctive,
A length between 23-28 cm. and a weight between 74-94 g.
The Peach-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula aurea) has the forecrown bright orange;
64 – Pearly Parakeet
24 cm.. in length and 70 to 80 grams.
The Pearly Parakeet (Pyrrhura lepida) has the head blackish brown
65 – 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
66 – Pfrimer's Parakeet
22 - 23 cm.. length and an approximate weight of 80 g..
The Pfrimer's Parakeet (Pyrrhura pfrimeri) is one
67 – Philippine cockatoo
It measures 31 cm. and weighs around 300 g..
To the Philippine cockatoo (Cacatua haematuropygia) It is called locally Katala.
Its plumage It
68 – Pileated Parrot
22 cm.. length and a weight between 98-120 g..
The Pileated Parrot (Pionopsitta pileata) has the forecrown, lores, crown and
69 – Pink Cockatoo
35 cm.. length and weighing approximately between 340 and 425 g.
The Pink Cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri) is distinguishable by its spectacular
70 – Plain Parakeet
23 cm.. long and about 63 g. of weight.
The Plain Parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) has the forecrown, lores, crown and
71 – Plum-faced Lorikeet
The hood of the Plum-faced Lorikeet (Oreopsittacus arfaki), from
72 – 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
73 – Pohnpei Lorikeet
24 cm.. length and a weight between 70 and 85 gr.
The Pohnpei Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubiginosus) is unmistakable.
The head and back,
74 – Puerto Rican Parrot
The Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) has the forecrown and lores, of
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
The Purple-crowned Lorikeet (Parvipsitta porphyrocephala) has a length of 16 cm.. and a weight between 40 and 50 g..
The front part of
77 – 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
78 – Pygmy Lorikeet
The Pygmy Lorikeet (Charmosyna wilhelminae) has an approximate length of 13 cm.. and a weight of 20 g..
The head is of