Sun parakeet

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Sun parakeet
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Aratinga
Species:
A. solstitialis
Binomial name
Aratinga solstitialis
Synonyms
  • Psittacus solstitialis Linnaeus, 1758

The sun parakeet (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. IUCN. 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)