The monotypic Lathamus genus include a single species: Swift Parrot.
It is a slim parrot about 25 cm long with pointed wings and a long pointed tail.
The Swift Parrot breeds in Tasmania and then migrate to the mainland Australia during the winter season.
According to [IUCN] the Swift Parrot is Critically Endangered.
Species & Subspecies
- Lathamus discolor (Shaw, 1790) - Swift Parrot