Seychelles parakeet

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Seychelles parakeet
Seychelles parakeet pair.jpg
Illustration of a male (front) and female, by John Gerrard Keulemans, 1876

Extinct  (1883) (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Psittacula
P. wardi
Binomial name
Psittacula wardi
(Newton, 1867)
Seychelles in its region (small islands magnified).svg
Location of the Seychelles
  • Palaeornis wardi Newton, 1867
  • Psittacula eupatria wardi (Newton, 1867)

The Seychelles parakeet (Psittacula wardi) is an extinct bird. It used to live on the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Psittacula wardi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)