Geelvink pygmy parrot (Micropsitta geelvinkiana)

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Geelvink pygmy parrot fact file

Geelvink pygmy parrot description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPsittaciformes
FamilyPsittacidae
GenusMicropsitta (1)

Information on the Geelvink pygmy parrot is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Geelvink pygmy-parrot.
Spanish
Microloro de Geelvink.
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Geelvink pygmy parrot status

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (June, 2009)
    http://cites.org
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Geelvink pygmy parrot perched on branch  
Geelvink pygmy parrot perched on branch

© Bram Demeulemeester

Bram Demeulemeester
bram_dm@yahoo.co.uk
http://www.flickr.com/photos/30369673@N06/

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