Green-cheeked parakeet

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Green-cheeked parakeet
Pyrrhura molinae -captive-perch-8a-1cp.jpg
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Malaysia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Pyrrhura
P. molinae
Binomial name
Pyrrhura molinae
Pyrrhura molinae range.jpg
Approximate range. Now also confirmed for lined area[1][2]

The green-cheeked parakeet (Pyrrhura molinae) or green-cheeked conure is a small parrot of the genus Pyrrhura. The term conure is often used for this parrot and its relatives in aviculture. It is native to the forests of South America.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 BirdLife International (2012). "Pyrrhura molinae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. Smith, P. (2006). Green-cheeked Parakeet. Fauna Paraguay. Retrieved 1 February 2015.