Orange-breasted fig parrot

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Orange-breasted fig parrot
Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii qtl2.jpg
Female
Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii qtl1.jpg
Male
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Cyclopsitta
Species: C. gulielmitertii
Binomial name
Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii
(Schlegel, 1866)

The orange-breasted fig parrot (Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in New Guinea and western nearby islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Description

The orange-breasted parrot is primarily green with a black bill, white face with a black patch. Males have orange breasts while females have orange patches on their faces.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  • Specific page on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species website as of February 2011 [1].


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