Caatinga parakeet

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Caatinga parakeet
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In Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Arini
Genus: Eupsittula
Species: E. cactorum
Binomial name
Eupsittula cactorum
(Kuhl, 1820)

The Caatinga parakeet (Eupsittula cactorum) or cactus parakeet is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to the Caatinga region in north-eastern Brazil.

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