Burrowing parakeet

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Burrowing parakeet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Psittacinae
Genus: Cyanoliseus
Bonaparte, 1854
Binomial name
Cyanoliseus patagonus
(Vieillot, 1818)

The Burrowing parakeet (Cyanoliseus patagonus) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Argentina, Chile, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Uruguay. It lives in subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and pastureland. It is also known as the burrowing parrot.

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