Fig parrot

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Fig parrot
Psittaculirostris edwardsii.jpg
Edward's fig parrot
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Cyclopsittini
Genera

Cyclopsitta
Psittaculirostris

Fig parrots is a small tribe (Cyclopsittini) with two small genera of parrots (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.

Tribe Cyclopsittini[edit]

Diet[edit]

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[edit]