Venezuelan parakeet

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Venezuelan parakeet
Venezuelan Parakeet - Perico Pintado ( Pyrrhura picta emma) (15839019737) (2).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Pyrrhura
Species: P. emma
Binomial name
Pyrrhura emma
Salvadori, 1891

The Venezuelan parakeet (Pyrrhura emma) is a bird in the parrot family Psittacidae. It was formerly considered conspecific with the white-eared parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis).

Range

Pyrrhura emma occurs in forested areas of the Venezuelan Coastal Range. One population lies between Yaracuy and Miranda and another from Anzoátegui to Sucre and northern Monagas.[2]

Habitat

The Venezuelan parakeet occurs in wet and humid foothill forests and adjacent clearings.

References

  1. ^ "Pyrrhura emma". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Pyrrhura emma range map". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 


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