Psittacidae


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Related to Psittacidae: Psittaciformes, parrots
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Noun1.Psittacidae - coextensive with the order PsittaciformesPsittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Psittaciformes, Psittaciformes - an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets
genus Psittacus, Psittacus - type genus of the Psittacidae: usually restricted to the African grey
Amazona, genus Amazona - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Ara, Ara - macaws
genus Nestor, Nestor - a genus of Psittacidae
Cacatua, genus Cacatua, genus Kakatoe, Kakatoe - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Nymphicus, Nymphicus - a genus of Psittacidae
Agapornis, genus Agapornis - a genus of Psittacidae
Conuropsis, genus Conuropsis - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Melopsittacus, Melopsittacus - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Psittacula, Psittacula - a genus of Psittacidae
References in classic literature ?
"It was David who shot the bird," I said, "but it was Oliver who saw by its multi-coloured plumage that it was one of the Psittacidae, an excellent substitute for partridge."
Pre-dispersal seed predation by Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (Ara arara-una, Psittacidae), on fruit crops of the Pequi (Caryocar brasiliense, Caryocariaceae), in the Brazilian cerrado.
Ademas, Carpish exhibe una alta diversidad de aves, entre las familias mas importantes se registran Trochilidae (picaflores o colibris), Ramphastidae (tucanes, tucanetas), Thraupidae (tangaras), Psittacidae (loros y pericos), Cotingidae (cotingas) y especies endemicas como el tiranido Uromyias agraphia Chapman 1919 y, el picaflor cobrizo Metallura theresiae Simon 1902 (Young & Leon 1999, Parker & O'Neill 1976).
The strain was grouped under clade C, which represents isolates exclusively from the Psittacidae family.
[3] They are classified into the order Psittaciformes under the family Psittacidae along with lorikeets, cockatoos, and hanging parakeets.
For example, on the basis of life-history characteristics typical of the family Psittacidae (i.e.
Phylogenetic relationships within parrots (Psittacidae) inferred from mitochondrial Cytochrome-B gene sequences.
DOUMANDJI, 2005--Premieres donnees sur la presence et l'extension de la Perruche a collier Psittacula krameri (Scopoli) (Aves, Psittacidae) en Algerie.