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Fig-parrots
Psittaculirostris edwardsii
Edwards's Fig-Parrot
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Psittaculinae
Tribe: Loriini
Genera

Cyclopsitta
Psittaculirostris

Fig-parrots is a group of parrots with two small genera (Cyclopsitta and Psittaculirostris) of the Psittaculidae family found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and tropical Australia. The Double-eyed Fig-Parrot is 13–16 cm in length and is the smallest Australian parrot.

Genera

Diet

As its name suggests, a fig parrot's diet consists mainly of the various figs that grow in its natural habitat. It will also eat many other types of fruit and also nectar.

See also


Hemipus picatus This article is part of Project Bird Taxonomy, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every order, family and other taxonomic rank related to birds.


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