Modest tiger parrot

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Modest tiger parrot
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Psittacella
P. modesta
Binomial name
Psittacella modesta
Schlegel, 1873

The modest tiger parrot (Psittacella modesta) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in the Arfak Mountains and New Guinea Highlands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Psittacella modesta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.