Tiger parrot

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Tiger parrot
Psittacella brehmii.jpg
Male Brehm's tiger parrot
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Psittacellinae
Genus: Psittacella
Schlegel, 1871

Tiger parrots are members of the genus Psittacella in the family Psittaculidae, named for their tiger-striped backs. Established by Hermann Schlegel in 1871, the genus contains the following species,[1] all of which are endemic to the island of New Guinea.[2]


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Psittacella". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  2. ^ Vriends, Mark (1999). The Parrotlet Handbook. Hauppauge, NY, US: Barron's Educational Series. p. 16. ISBN 0-7641-0962-6.

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