Madarasz's tiger parrot

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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]


  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. 

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