Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot

The Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta keiensis) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - 1. ^ BirdLife International (2004). Micropsitta keiensis. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2007. Retrieved on 2008-05-27. More

Did You Know?The Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot is an arboreal termitaria nester. Two eggs are laid in the unlined cavity and are incubated by the female, and possibly up to four other roosting "helper" adults. Species Profile Genus: Micropsitta Species: keiensis Size: Adult Weight: 9.5cm (3.7 in) 11-14g (0.4-0.5 oz) Races including nominate: three: M.k. keiensis, M.k. viridipectus, M.k. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Micropsitta
Species : keiensis
Authority : (Salvadori, 1875)