order Psittaciformes


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Noun1.order Psittaciformes - an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
parrot - usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
family Psittacidae, Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
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(5) The order Psittaciformes contains 153 Chlamydia-positive bird species.
[3] They are classified into the order Psittaciformes under the family Psittacidae along with lorikeets, cockatoos, and hanging parakeets.
We also studied the parakeet (budgerigar; order Psittaciformes), a bird found in the wild and in households as a pet, that is known to support the replication of other subtypes of influenza (16-18).
A total of 460 free-living or pet bird species in 30 orders were Chlamydophila-positive; the order Psittaciformes contains by far the most positive birds.
All members of the Order Psittaciformes, with the exception of the budgerigar and the cockatiel, are afforded protection by an international treaty, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).