Sun parakeet

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Sun parakeet
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Aratinga
A. solstitialis
Binomial name
Aratinga solstitialis
  • Psittacus solstitialis Linnaeus, 1758

The sun parakeet (binomial name Aratinga solstitialis), also known in aviculture as the sun conure, is a medium-sized, vibrantly colored parrot native to northeastern South America.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2014). "Aratinga solstitialis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2013.