Sapphire-rumped parrotlet

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Sapphire-rumped parrotlet
Touit purpuratus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Touit
Species:
T. purpuratus
Binomial name
Touit purpuratus
(Gmelin, 1788)

The sapphire-rumped parrotlet (Touit purpuratus) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical swamps, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

References[edit]

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