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History, natural habitat, characteristics and conservation.

List alphabetical of parrots

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

1 Macquarie parakeet †

Perico de Macquarie

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

Lorito tigre de Madarasz

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

Cotorra de Malabar

Of 36 to 38 cm.. length.

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

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4 Malherbe's parakeet

Perico Maorí Montano

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

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5 Mallee Ringneck

Perico de Barnard

Mallee Ringneck

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

The Mallee Ringneck (Barnardius barnardi)

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6 Marigold Lorikeet

Lori embridado

“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

Cotorra Chiripepé

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

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

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8 Maroon-faced Parakeet

Cotorra orejiblanca

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

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9 Maroon-fronted Parrot

Cotorra Serrana Oriental

Among 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

Perico de Cola Negra

26-28 cm.. height.

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

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11 Mascarene parrot †

Loro de las Mascareñas

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

Papagayo Enmascarado

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 Mealy Amazon

Amazona farinosa

Orange-winged Parrot

38 to 46 cm.. height and between 705 and 766g weight.

The Mealy Amazon is distinguishable by its

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14 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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15 Meek's Lorikeet

Lori de Meek

Of 16 cm.. length and a weight between 23 and 32 g..

The head of the Meek's Lorikeet (Charmosyna meeki) is of

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16 Mexican Parrotlet

Cotorrita Mexicana

13–14 cm. in length and 30–37 grams in weight.

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

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17 Meyer's Parrot

Lorito de Meyer

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

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

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18 Military Macaw

Guacamayo Militar

70 to 85 cm.. length and a weight between 900 and 1100 g..
The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) has a

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19 Mindanao Lorikeet

Lori de Mindanao

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

The plumage of the Mindanao Lorikeet (Trichoglossus johnstoniae) It

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20 Mindanao Racquet-tail

Lorito momoto de Mindanao

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

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

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21 Mindoro Racquet-tail

Lorito momoto de Mindoro

27 cms length.

The Mindoro Racquet-tail (Prioniturus mindorensis) They are closely related to the Blue-crowned Racquet-tail but

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22 Mitred Parakeet

Aratinga Mitrada

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

The Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitratus) has the front

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23 Modest Tiger-Parrot


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

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

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24 Moluccan hanging parrot

Lorículo Amable

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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25 Moluccan King-Parrot

Papagayo Moluqueño

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

The Moluccan King-Parrot (Alisterus amboinensis) has a head, neck,

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26 Monk Parakeet

Cotorra argentina

28-31 cm. length and 120-140 weight g
The Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) has the forecrown (up to the half of the

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27 Mountain Parakeet

Catita de frente dorada

17 to 19 cm.. height.
The Mountain Parakeet (Psilopsiagon aurifrons) is distinguishable by the face yellow and the

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28 Mulga Parrot

Perico Variado

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

The plumage of the Mulga Parrot (Psephotellus varius) It,

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29 Musk Lorikeet

Lori Almizclero

20 to 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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30 Nanday parakeet

Aratinga Ñanday

Of a length between 32-37 cm.. and a weight between 120-141 g..
The Nanday parakeet (Aratinga nenday) has the forecrown,

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31 Naretha Bluebonnet

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

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32 New Caledonian Lorikeet

Lori Diadema

18 to 19 cm.. length.

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

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33 New Caledonian Parakeet

Perico de Nueva Caledonia

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

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

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34 New Zealand Kaka

Nestor meridionalis

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

The New Zealand Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) are a few parrots corpulent with

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35 Newton's parakeet †

Cotorra de Rodrigues

Of 40 centimeters length.

The male of the Newton's Parakeet (Psittacula exsul) It was probably green, with red spots

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36 Niam-Niam Parrot

Lorito nianiam

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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37 Nicobar Parakeet

Cotorra de Nicobar

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

The Nicobar Parakeet (Psittacula caniceps) has the

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38 Night Parrot

Perico Nocturno

22 to 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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39 Norfolk Island Kaka

Kaka de Norfolk

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

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40 Norfolk Island Parakeet

Perico de Norfolk

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

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

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41 Northern Mealy Parrot

Amazona harinosa norteña

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

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

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42 Northern Rosella

Perico Gracioso

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

The Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus) they have a peak of color

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43 Olive headed Lorikeet

Lori Humilde

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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44 Olive-shouldered Parrot

Papagayo de Timor

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

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

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45 Olive-throated Parakeet

Aratinga jamaicana

20 to 26 cm. in length and 72–85 grams in weight. It is one of the smallest Aratingas.

The Olive-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula nana)

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46 Orange-bellied Parrot

Periquito Ventrinaranja

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

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47 Orange-billed Lorikeet

Lori Montano Chico

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

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

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48 Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot

Lorito de Pecho Naranja

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

The forecrown of the Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot (Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii),

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49 Orange-cheeked Parrot

Lorito Carinaranja

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

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50 Orange-chinned Parakeet

Catita Churica

17 to 20 cm.. height.
The Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis) has the forecrown, crown, back of the neck and

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51 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

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52 Orange-fronted Parakeet

Aratinga Frentinaranja

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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53 Orange-winged Parrot

Amazona amazonica ubicacion

Orange-winged Parrot

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

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54 Ornate Lory

Lori Adornado

Of 25 cm.. length and 100 to 120 gr. weight.

The general plumage of the Ornate Lory (Trichoglossus ornatus) is green.

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55 Ouvea Parakeet

Perico de Uvea

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

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

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56 Pacific parakeet

Periquito Pacífico

“Pacific parakeet”:

Of 33 cm.. length.

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

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57 Pacific Parrotlet

Cotorrita de Piura

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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58 Painted Parakeet

Cotorra pintada

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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59 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 is

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60 Pale-headed Rosella

Perico Palido

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

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

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61 Palm cockatoo

51 to 64 cm. height and a weight between 910 and 1200 g.
The Palm cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus) is one of

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62 Palm Lorikeet

Lori Palmero

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

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

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63 Papuan king parrot

Papagayo Papú

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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64 Papuan Lorikeet

Lori Rabilargo

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

The head of the Papuan Lorikeet (Charmosyna papou) It

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65 Paradise parrot †

Perico del Paraíso

The extinct parakeet of paradise (Psephotus pulcherrimus) was a small parrot (27-30 cm long) and rather distinctive,

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66 Peach-fronted Parakeet

Aratinga Frentidorada

A length between 23-28 cm. and a weight between 74-94 g.
The Peach-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula aurea) has the forecrown orange

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67 Pearly Parakeet

Cotorra Pulcra

24 cm.. in length and 70–80 grams in weight.

The Pearly Parakeet (Pyrrhura lepida) has the head brown

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68 Pesquet's Parrot

Loro aguileño

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

The head of the Pesquet's Parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus) is black, front without

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69 Pfrimer's Parakeet

Cotorra de Goiás

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

The Pfrimer's Parakeet (Pyrrhura pfrimeri) It

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70 Philippine cockatoo

Cacatua haematuropygia

It measures 31 cm. and weighs around 300 g..
To the Philippine cockatoo (Cacatua haematuropygia) It is called locally Katala.

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71 Pileated Parrot

Lorito Pileado

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

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

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72 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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73 Plain Parakeet

Catita Tirica

23 cm.. long and about 63 g. of weight.
The Plain Parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) has the forecrown, lores,

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74 Plum-faced Lorikeet

Lori Bigotudo

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

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

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75 Plum-headed Parakeet

Cotorra cabeciazul

Among 33–37 cm. in length and weighing between 56–85 grams.
The Plum-headed Parakeet or Plum headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) has

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76 Pohnpei Lorikeet

Lori de 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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77 Puerto Rican Parrot

Amazona vittata

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

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

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78 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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79 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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80 Purple-naped Lory

Lori Damisela

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

The forecrown,

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81 Pygmy hanging parrot

Lorículo Exiguo

10 to 11 cm.. length.

The head of the Pygmy hanging parrot (Loriculus exilis) is green, more brilliant around the base

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82 Pygmy Lorikeet

Lori Pigmeo

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

The head is color

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