Scarlet-shouldered parrotlet

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Scarlet-shouldered parrotlet
Touit huetii -Napo Wildlife Centre, Yasuni National Park, Ecuador -clay lick-6.jpg
At a clay lick in Yasuni National Park, Ecuador
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Touit
T. huetii
Binomial name
Touit huetii
(Temminck, 1830)

The scarlet-shouldered parrotlet (Touit huetii) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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