Caica parrot

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Caica parrot
Pyrilia caica - Caica Parrot.JPG
Caica Parrot at Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Pyrilia
Species: P. caica
Binomial name
Pyrilia caica
(Latham, 1790)
Synonyms

Pionopsitta caica
Gypopsitta caica

The caica parrot (Pyrilia caica) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It was formerly placed in Pionopsitta which is now monotypic. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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