Eunymphicus

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Eunymphicus
Horned Parakeet 3487 Copyright TP ONG.JPG
Horned parakeet (E. cornutus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Tribe: Platycercini
Genus: Eunymphicus
J.L. Peters, 1937

Eunymphicus is a genus of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. The genus is endemic to New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands, and is closely related to the Cyanoramphus parakeets of Oceania.

Species[edit]

The genus contains two species:

Horned parakeet, Nymphicus cornutus (above) and Ouvea parakeet, Nymphicus uvaensis (below)

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