Sapphire-rumped parrotlet

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Sapphire-rumped parrotlet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Genus: Touit
Species: T. purpuratus
Binomial name
Touit purpuratus
(Gmelin, 1788)

The sapphire-rumped parrotlet (Touit purpuratus) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

References

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


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