Plain parakeet

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Plain parakeet
Brotogeris tirica -Morretes, Parana, Brazil-8.jpg
In Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Genus: Brotogeris
Species: B. tirica
Binomial name
Brotogeris tirica
(Gmelin, 1788)

The plain parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to Brazil.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest. It is common in the urban areas of São Paulo and Curitiba in South Brazil.


The plain parakeet is noticeable for being plain green all over.