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Psittacidae

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Psittacidae

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Parrots
Blue and Gold Macaws
 
Blue and Gold Macaws
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Aves
 
Order: Psittaciformes
 
Family: Psittacidae
Illiger, 1811
Subfamily
Loriinae
Psittacinae

The true parrots are about 330 species of bird belonging to the Psittacidae, one of the two families in the biological order Psittaciformes. The other family is the Cacatuidae (or cockatoos) which are also parrots, but not classified as true parrots.

Contents

Phylogeny

The classification of the family is discussed in detail under Psittaciformes.

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Books

  • Bruce Thomas Boehner - Parrot Culture. Our 2.500-year-Long Fascination with the World's Most Talkative Bird (2004)

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