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Psittaculirostris edwardsii.jpg
Edwards's fig parrot
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Tribe: Cyclopsitticini
Genus: Psittaculirostris
Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1859

Psittaculirostris is a genus of parrots in the family Psittaculidae found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.[1]


It contains three species:[2]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Buntbrust-Feigenpapagei Psittaculirostris desmarestrii 090501 We 228.JPG Psittaculirostris desmarestii Large fig parrot West Papuan Islands, Indonesia and in southern and western New Guinea
Psittaculirostris edwardsii.jpg Psittaculirostris edwardsii Edwards's fig parrot north-eastern New Guinea
Psittaculirostris salvadorii Salvadori's fig parrot Papua province in Indonesia


  1. ^ Leo Joseph, Alicia Toon, Erin E. Schirtzinger,petie's code name Timothy F. Wright, Richard Schodde. 2012. A revised nomenclature and classification for family-group taxa of parrots (Psittaciformes) ISSN 1175-5326 Zootaxa 3205: 26–40.
  2. ^ GILL, F.; DONSKER, D. (Eds.) (2013). Parrots. IOC World Bird List (v.4.2).

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