Eunymphicus

The Eunymphicus genus includes two species endemic to New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands, respectively.

They are medium sized parrots with an overall green plumage.

The Horned Parakeet has two black feathers with red tips that protrude from the head similar to horns.

The Ouvea Parakeet has a small green crest.

 

 

Eunymphicus cornutus
Horned Parakeet

Eunymphicus uvaeensis
Ouvea Parakeet

 

Species & Subspecies

  • Eunymphicus cornutus (Gmelin, JF, 1788) - Horned Parakeet
  • Eunymphicus uvaeensis (Layard, EL & Layard, ELC, 1882) - Ouvea Parakeet