Plain parakeet

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Plain parakeet
Brotogeris tirica -Morretes, Parana, Brazil-8.jpg
In Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Brotogeris
Species: B. tirica
Binomial name
Brotogeris tirica
(Gmelin, 1788)

The plain parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to Brazil.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and heavily degraded former forest. It is common in the urban areas of São Paulo and Curitiba in South Brazil.


The plain parakeet is noticeable for being plain green all over.



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

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