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Broad-tailed parrot

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Platycercinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Psittaciformes
Family:Psittacidae
Subfamily:Platycercinae
Genera
 Psephotus
 Cyanoramphus
 Lathamus

 Barnarduis[?]
 Melopsittacus
 Neophema

 Neopsephotus
 Northiella
 Pezoporus
 Platycercus

 Purpureicephalus

A broad-tailed parrot is any of about 35 species belonging to the subfamily Platycercinae. The members of the subfamily are small to medium in size, and all are native to Australasia, Australia in particular, but also New Zealand, New Caledonia, and nearby islands.



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