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Budgerigar Parakeets

A parakeet is a term for any one of a large number of unrelated small to medium sized parrot species, that generally have long-tail feathers. The term is descriptive, but does not imply an actual relationship between the different parakeets. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1760x1624, 404 KB) Cosmo1976. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1760x1624, 404 KB) Cosmo1976. ... Binomial name (Shaw, 1805) The Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus, nicknamed budgie), the only species in the Australian genus Melopsittacus, is a small parrot belonging to the tribe of the broad-tailed parrots (Platycercini); these are sometimes considered a subfamily (Platycercinae). ... Systematics (but see below) Family Cacatuidae (cockatoos) Subfamily Microglossinae (Palm Cockatoo) Subfamily Calyptorhynchinae (dark cockatoos) Subfamily Cacatuinae (white cockatoos) Family Psittacidae (true parrots) Subfamily Loriinae (lories and lorikeets) Subfamily Psittacinae (typical parrots and allies) Tribe Arini (American psittacines) Tribe Cyclopsitticini (fig parrots) Tribe Micropsittini (pygmy parrots) Tribe Nestorini (kakas and...


The Common Pet Parakeet is more correctly called the Budgerigar or budgie and comes from Australia. They are common and popular pets throughout the world. It is incorrect to call these birds parakeets because there are many different species of parakeets. All budgies are parakeets but not all parakeets are budgies. Binomial name (Shaw, 1805) The Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus, nicknamed budgie), the only species in the Australian genus Melopsittacus, is a small parrot belonging to the tribe of the broad-tailed parrots (Platycercini); these are sometimes considered a subfamily (Platycercinae). ...


The term Grass Parakeet or Grasskeet refers to a large number of small Australian parakeets native to grasslands such as Neophema and Princess of Wales Parakeet. The Australian Rosellas are also parakeets. Binomial name Neophema bourkii (Gould, 1841) The Bourkes Parrot (Neophema bourkii), or Bourkie, is a small parrot originating in Australia. ... Species Platycercus adscitus Platycercus caledonicus Platycercus elegans Platycercus eximius Platycercus icterotis Platycercus venustus A rosella is one of six species of colorful Australian parrots in the genus Platycercus. ...


The term Ringneck Parakeet refers to a number of African and Asian parakeet species of the Psittacula genus. The Alexandrine parakeet, is one of the largest parrots commonly referred as a parakeet. Species See text Members of the parrot genus Psittacula or Afro-Asian Ringnecked parakeets as they are commonly known in aviculture originates found from Africa to South-East Asia. ... Binomial name Psittacula eupatria (Linnaeus, 1766) The Alexandrine Parakeet, Psittacula eupatria, is a parrot which is a resident breeder from India and Sri Lanka to Southeast Asia. ...


In aviculture the more precise term Conure is used for small to medium sized parakeets of the genera Aratinga, Pyrrhura, and a few other generas of the tribe Arini, which are mainly endemic to South America. Aviculture is the practice of keeping and often breeding pet birds, generally companion parrots, and the culture that forms around it. ... Conures are a diverse, loosely-defined group of small to medium-sized parrots. ... Species Around 25, see text Aratinga is a genus of American parakeets. ... Species See text. ... Arini may refer to: Neotropical parrots Arini, a village in Găiceana Commune, Bacău County, Romania Arini, a village in Măieruş Commune, Braşov County, Romania Category: ...


Some other South American species commonly called parakeets include the Brotogeris parakeets, Monk Parakeet and Lineolated Parakeets (although Lineolated Parakeets have short tails). Brotogeris is a genus of parrot in the Psittacidae family. ... Binomial name (Boddaert, 1783) The Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), also known as the Quaker Parrot, is a species of parrot that originated in the temperate areas of Argentina and Brazil in South America. ...


Some species, especially the larger parakeets, may be referred to as 'parrot' or 'parakeet' interchangeably. For example, 'Alexandrine Parrot' and 'Alexandrine Parakeet' are used to refer to the same species.


An older orthography still sometimes encountered is paroquet. The orthography of a language specifies the correct way of using a specific writing system to write the language. ...


Many of the smaller, long tailed species of Lories may be referred to as Lorikeets.


In some cases they can mimic words of their owners or other sounds.


Species

Binomial name (Shaw, 1805) The Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus, nicknamed budgie), the only species in the Australian genus Melopsittacus, is a small parrot belonging to the tribe of the broad-tailed parrots (Platycercini); these are sometimes considered a subfamily (Platycercinae). ... Binomial name Conuropsis carolinensis (Linneaus, 1758) Synonyms Psittacus carolinensis Linneaus, 1758 Conurus carolinensis Lesson, 1831 Mounted specimen of Conuropsis carolinensis, Museum Wiesbaden, Germany The Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis[1]) was the only parrot species native to the eastern United States. ... Binomial name (Boddaert, 1783) The Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), also known as the Quaker Parrot, is a species of parrot that originated in the temperate areas of Argentina and Brazil in South America. ... Binomial name Psittacula eupatria (Linnaeus, 1766) The Alexandrine Parakeet, Psittacula eupatria, is a parrot which is a resident breeder from India and Sri Lanka to Southeast Asia. ... The Barred Parakeet (Bolborhynchus lineola, also known as Lineolated Parakeet or Catherine Parakeet) is a bird found in western Panama, south Mexico, northern Colombia, Venezuela and the Andean mountains in Peru. ... Binomial name (Vieillot, 1818) The Blue-crowned Parakeet, Blue-crowned Conure, or sharp-tailed conure (Aratinga acuticaudata) is a parakeet native to large parts of South America, from eastern Colombia in the north to northern Argentina in the south. ... The Green Parakeet (Aratinga holochlora)can be seen wild in the United States in far southern Texas around Laredo and Brownsville. ... The Pacific Parakeet, Aratinga strenua, is endemic to a small area in western Nicaragua, the El Chocoyero - El Brujo Protected Area. ... Binomial name Brotogeris chiriri (Vieillot, 1818) The Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri) is native to tropical South America south of the Amazon River basin from central Brazil to southern Bolivia, Paraguay and northern Argentina. ... Binomial name Aratinga erythrogenys (Lesson, 1844) The Red-masked parakeet, Aratinga erythrogenys, is a medium-sized South American parrot from Ecuador and Peru. ... Binomial name Psittacula alexandri (Linnaeus, 1758) The Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri is among the more widespread species of the genus and is the species which has the most geographical variations. ... Binomial name Aratinga solstitialis (Linnaeus, 1758) The Sun Parakeet,[2][3] previously and in aviculture called Sun Conure,[4] (Aratinga solstitialis) is a member of the parrot family (Psittacidae). ... Binomial name (Scopoli, 1769) Original (wild) range The Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri), also known as the Rose-ringnecked Parakeet, is a gregarious tropical parakeet species that is popular as a pet. ... Binomial name (Scopoli, 1769) Original (wild) range The Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri), also known as the Ringnecked Parakeet, is a gregarious tropical parakeet species that is popular as a pet. ...

See also

Binomial name (Kerr, 1792) Cockatiel range (in red; all-year resident) Synonyms Psittacus hollandicus Kerr, 1792 Leptolophus hollandicus The Cockatiel Parakeet (Nymphicus hollandicus), also known as the Quarrion and the Weero, is a diminutive cockatoo endemic to Australia and prized as a household pet. ... Conures are a diverse, loosely-defined group of small to medium-sized parrots. ... Systematics (but see below) Family Cacatuidae (cockatoos) Subfamily Microglossinae (Palm Cockatoo) Subfamily Calyptorhynchinae (dark cockatoos) Subfamily Cacatuinae (white cockatoos) Family Psittacidae (true parrots) Subfamily Loriinae (lories and lorikeets) Subfamily Psittacinae (typical parrots and allies) Tribe Arini (American psittacines) Tribe Cyclopsitticini (fig parrots) Tribe Micropsittini (pygmy parrots) Tribe Nestorini (kakas and... Genera Ara Anodorhynchus Cyanopsitta Primolius Orthopsittaca Diopsittaca For other uses, see Macaw (disambiguation). ...

References


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English Version Bourke's Parakeet, Site Navigation (1543 words)
Breeding colour varieties of the Bourke's Parakeet: The Bourke is very interesting for bird fanciers, not only for the beginner, but also for the advanced mutation breeder.
He is often surprising the bird fancier because he is so different from the green parakeets, like the Neophema, in behaviour, but also in his colour qualities.
It is possible now to breed the Bourke's parakeet in different colour series.
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