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Parrots, also known as psittacines /ˈsɪtəsaɪnz/, are birds of the roughly 393 species in 92 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes, found in most tropical  ...

Psittaciformes - parrots, parakeets, macaws, cockatoos | Wildlife ...


There are over 350 species of colorful birds in this order. They range in size from 4-40 inches. They have thick, hooked bills; zygodactyl feet with two toes ...

Psittaciformes - Britannica.com


Psittaciformes any member of the group of more than 360 species of generally brightly coloured, noisy bird s, to which the general name parrot may be applied.

Psittaciformes - definition of Psittaciformes by The Free Dictionary


Noun, 1. Psittaciformes - an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets.

The evolutionary history of cockatoos (Aves: Psittaciformes ...


Cockatoos are the distinctive family Cacatuidae, a major lineage of the order of parrots (Psittaciformes) and distributed throughout the Australasian region of.

Revise classification of the Psittaciformes


Revise classification of the Psittaciformes. Effect on SACC: This would recognize families and subfamilies within the Psittaciformes. Background: Our current ...

A revised nomenclature and classification for family-group taxa of ...


Feb 24, 2012 ... Key words: Psittaciformes, parrots, nomenclature, family-group. Introduction. Phylogeny and systematics of parrots (Psittaciformes) have been ...

Parrot - Psittaciformes - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life


Media. Image of Psittaciformes · Trichoglossus haematodus Trusted ... Explore what EOL knows about Psittaciformes. Add a brief summary to this page ...

TiF Checklist: BASAL AUSTRALAVES: Cariamiformes ... - Jboyd.net


This is interesting as the crown-groups of their sister taxa (Psittaciformes plus Passeriformes) are older, much older. If the falcons are correctly placed as sister to ...

A Multilocus Molecular Phylogeny of the Parrots (Psittaciformes ...


Jul 24, 2008 ... Keywords: Cretaceous origin, divergence times, Gondwanan distribution, K/T boundary, molecular phylogeny, parrot, Psittaciformes, Tertiary ...

Order Psittaciformes
The Psittaciformes is a medium sized order of birds of similar and distinctive shape. Everybody knows what a parrot looks like. The order contains 360 species in 80 genera all of which are contained within a single family, the Psittacidae. Parrots... More >>
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Characteristics of Parrots and Other Psittacine - Pet Education


Psittacines are birds that belong to the order Psittaciformes. Most live in families, groups, or flocks, and have developed excellent communications skills.



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Order : Psittaciformes - Oiseaux.net


Jun 22, 2016 ... Birds' list : Order : Psittaciformes. ... Order : Psittaciformes : 3 families (391 species). Classement : AlphabeticalSystematics. Families, Nb