Madarasz's tiger parrot

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madarasz's tiger parrot
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Psittacellinae
Genus: Psittacella
Species: P. madaraszi
Binomial name
Psittacella madaraszi
Meyer, 1886

The Madarasz's tiger parrot (Psittacella madaraszi) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Hungarian ornithologist Gyula von Madarász.[2]

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Psittacella madaraszi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 218. 


Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Madarasz%27s_tiger_parrot&oldid=770023882"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madarasz's_tiger_parrot
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Madarasz's tiger parrot"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA