Cyclopsitta

The Cyclopsitta genus includes two species: Double-eyed Fig Parrot and Orange-breasted Fig Parrot - both with several subspecies.

They are native to New Guinea and nearby islands, but is also found along the coast of Australia.

With a size of only 14 cm the Double-eyed Fig Parrot is the smallest parrot in Australia.

 

Cyclopsitta diophthalma
Double-eyed Fig Parrot

Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii
Orange-breasted Fig Parrot

 

Species & Subspecies

  • Cyclopsitta diophthalma (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841) - Double-eyed Fig Parrot
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma diophthalma (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma aruensis (Schlegel, 1874)
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma coxeni (Gould, 1867)
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma inseparabilis (Hartert, 1898)
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma macleayana (Ramsay, EP, 1874)
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma marshalli (Iredale, 1946)
    • Cyclopsitta diophthalma virago (Hartert, 1895)
  • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii (Schlegel, 1866) - Orange-breasted Fig Parrot
    • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii gulielmitertii (Schlegel, 1866)
    • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii amabilis (Reichenow, 1891)
    • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii fuscifrons (Salvadori, 1876)
    • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii melanogenia (von Rosenberg, HKB, 1866)
    • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii nigrifrons (Reichenow, 1891)
    • Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii suavissima (Sclater, PL, 1876)