Orange-breasted fig parrot

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Orange-breasted fig parrot
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Female
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Male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Cyclopsittini
Genus: Cyclopsitta
Species: C. gulielmitertii
Binomial name
Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii
(Schlegel, 1866)

The orange-breasted fig parrot (Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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Description[edit]

The orange-breasted parrot is primarily green with a black bill, white face with a black patch. Males have orange breasts while females have orange patches on their faces.

References[edit]

  • Specific page on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species website as of February 2011 [1].