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  Hooded Parrot (Psephotus dissimilis)

Hooded Parrot | Psephotus dissimilis photo
female Hooded Parrot at Burger's Zoo En Safari, Arnhem, Netherlands.

Image by frank wouters - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

HOODED PARROT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Psephotus dissimilis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Psittaciformes
Family:Psittacidae
Genus:Psephotus
Species:dissimilis
Common Name:Hooded Parrot

Relatives in same Genus
  Golden-shouldered Parrot (P. chrysopterygius)
  Red-rumped Parrot (P. haematonotus)
  Mulga Parrot (P. varius)