Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot

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Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot
File:Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii qtl2.png
Female
File:Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii qtl1.png
Male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
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Species: C. gulelmitertii
Binomial name
Cyclopsitta gulelmitertii
(Schlegel, 1866)
Subspecies

See table.

Synonyms

Opopsitta gulielmitertii[2]

Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot, Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii, is a species of fig-parrot found in and endemic to New Guinea. It has six subspecies, some of which might be separate species.[3]

Other names[edit]

Blue-fronted Fig-parrot, Orange-breasted Fig Parrot.[4]

Description[edit]

Length is 11–13 cm (4.3–5.1 in).[3][2] It is very small, stubby-tailed parrot.[3]

Adults general plumage is green, paler and more yellowish on underwing coverts and lower underparts.[2]

Subspecies[edit]

Subspecies of Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot.
Subspecies Author Range Notes
C. g. melanogenia (Rosenberg, HKB, 1866) Aru Islands Considered to be a separate species by Schnitker, 2007 and Howard and Moore, under the name "Dusky-cheeked Fig-Parrot".[5][6]
C. g. suavissima Sclater, PL, 1876 Southeast New Guinea Considered to be a separate species by Schnitker, 2007 and Howard and Moore, under the name "Dusky-cheeked Fig-Parrot".[5][6]
C. g. fuscifrons Salvadori, 1876 South New Guinea Considered to be a separate species by Schnitker, 2007 and Howard and Moore, under the name "Dusky-cheeked Fig-Parrot".[5][6]
C. g. nigrifrons Reichenow, 1891 North New Guinea Considered to be a separate species by Schnitker, 2007 and Howard and Moore, under the name "Black-fronted Fig-Parrot".[5][6]
C. g. ramuensis (Neumann, 1915) Ramu River, northeast New Guinea Considered to be a separate species by Schnitker, 2007 and Howard and Moore, under the name "Black-fronted Fig-Parrot".[5][6]
C. g. amabilis (Reichenow, 1891) Eastern New Guinea Considered to be a separate species by Schnitker, 2007 and Howard and Moore, under the name "Black-fronted Fig-Parrot".[5][6]

Similar species[edit]

Behaviour[edit]

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Distribution/habitat[edit]

New Guinea, including Salawati in the western Papuan Islands, and the Aru Islands, Indonesia.[2] Habitat is lowland and foothill forest and edge.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. {{cite web}}: Invalid |ref=harv (help)
  2. ^ a b c d Forshaw, Joseph M. (1981) [1973, 1978]. Parrots of the World (corrected second ed.). T. F. H. Publications, Inc. ISBN 0-87666-959-3. {{cite book}}: Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  3. ^ a b c d Pratt, Thane K.; Beehler, Bruce M.; Anderton, John C. (illu.); and Kókay, Szabolcs (illu.) (2014). Birds of New Guinea: Second Edition. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691095639.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ template with no id set%5d%5d}} "Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot". Avibase. {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)
  5. ^ a b c d e f Schnitler, H. (2007). "Revision der Systematik des Orangebrust‐Zwergpapageis". Papageien. Arndt-Verlag. 20: 100–105, 134–41. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Dickinson, E.C. (ed.); Remsen, Jr., J.V. (ed.) (2013). The Howard & Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 4th Edition. Vol. 1 Non-passerines. Aves Press, Eastbourne, U.K. {{cite book}}: |access-date= requires |url= (help); |first= has generic name (help)

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