Caica parrot

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Caica parrot
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Caica Parrot at Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Androglossini
Genus: Pyrilia
Species: P. caica
Binomial name
Pyrilia caica
(Latham, 1790)
Synonyms

Pionopsitta caica
Gypopsitta caica

The caica parrot (Pyrilia caica) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It was formerly placed in Pionopsitta which is now monotypic. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pyrilia caica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 


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