Golden-tailed parrotlet

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Golden-tailed parrotlet
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Touit
Species: T. surdus
Binomial name
Touit surdus
(Kuhl, 1820)
Synonyms

Touit surda (lapsus)

The golden-tailed parrotlet (Touit surdus) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to eastern Brazil.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

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

External links

  • World Parrot Trust Parrot Encyclopedia - Species Profiles
  • BirdLife Species Factsheet.


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