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Psittacidae (True parrots)

The true parrots are about 330 species of bird belonging to the Psittacidae, one of the two families in the biological order Psittaciformes. The other family is the Cacatuidae (or cockatoos) which are also parrots, but not classified as true parrots.


Trichoglossus haematodus (Rainbow Lorikeet)
A parrot common to the eastern seaboard of Australia, ranging from Queensland to South Australia. It is also found around northwest Tasmania. Its... 

Red-winged Parrot

Aprosmictus erythropterus (Red-winged Parrot)
A parrot native to Australia and Papua New Guinea typically about 30 to 33 centimetres in length. Both genders have bright red wings and a bright... 

King Parrot

Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot)
Endemic to eastern Australia (not native elsewhere) in humid and heavily forested upland regions of the eastern portion of the continent, including...