Venezuelan parakeet

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Venezuelan parakeet
Venezuelan Parakeet - Perico Pintado ( Pyrrhura picta emma) (15839019737) (2).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Pyrrhura
Species:
P. emma
Binomial name
Pyrrhura emma
Salvadori, 1891

The Venezuelan parakeet (Pyrrhura emma) is a bird in the parrot family Psittacidae. It was formerly considered conspecific with the white-eared parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis).

Range[edit]

Pyrrhura emma occurs in forested areas of the Venezuelan Coastal Range. One population lies between Yaracuy and Miranda and another from Anzoátegui to Sucre and northern Monagas.[2]

Habitat[edit]

The Venezuelan parakeet occurs in wet and humid foothill forests and adjacent clearings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pyrrhura emma". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-03.
  2. ^ "Pyrrhura emma range map". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-03.