Santa Marta parakeet

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Santa Marta parakeet
Pyrrhura viridicata.jpg
Pyrrhura viridicata, female
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Pyrrhura
Species: P. viridicata
Binomial name
Pyrrhura viridicata
Todd, 1913

The Santa Marta parakeet (Pyrrhura viridicata) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to Colombia.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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

External links

  • BirdLife Species Factsheet.

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