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Psittaculidae
Male and female wild Budgerigars
Male and female wild Budgerigars.
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Vigors, 1825
Subfamilies and tribes

The Old World parrots, Psittaculidae is a family of birds in the Psittaciformes order. It includes lories, lorikeets, vasa-parrots, pygmy-parrots, king-parrots, the Psittacula parakeets, tiger-parrots, parrots and parakeets from Australia, lovebirds, hanging-parrots, and fig-parrots.[1]

It does not include the Grey Parrot and Poicephalus parrots.

References

  1. ^ John H. Boyd III (January 8, 2012). "FALCONIFORMES & PSITTACIFORMES". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 28-03-2020.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
Sterna diversity This article is part of Project Bird Families, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each bird family, including made-up families.
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