Cyanoramphus

The Cyanoramphus genus includes several small to medium sized parakeets with long tails and a general green plumage native to New Zealand and several islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.

Four species are sadly extinct while others are vulnerable or critically endangered according to [IUCN].

 

Cyanoramphus auriceps
Yellow-crowned Parakeet

Cyanoramphus cookii
Norfolk Parakeet

Cyanoramphus erythrotis
Macquarie Parakeet

Cyanoramphus forbesi
Chatham Parakeet

Cyanoramphus hochstetteri
Reischek's Parakeet

Cyanoramphus malherbi
Malherbe's Parakeet

Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae
Red-crowned Parakeet

Cyanoramphus saisseti
New Caledonian Parakeet

Cyanoramphus subflavescens
Lord Howe Parakeet

Cyanoramphus ulietanus
Raiatea Parakeet

Cyanoramphus unicolor
Antipodes Parakeet

Cyanoramphus zealandicus
Black-fronted Parakeet

Species & Subspecies

  • Cyanoramphus auriceps (Kuhl, 1820) - Yellow-crowned Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus cookii (Gray, GR, 1859) - Norfolk Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus erythrotis (Wagler, 1832) - Macquarie Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus forbesi (Rothschild, 1893) - Chatham Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus hochstetteri (Reischek, 1889) - Reischek's Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus malherbi (Souancé, 1857) - Malherbe's Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae (Sparrman, 1787) - Red-crowned Parakeet
    • Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae novaezelandiae (Sparrman, 1787)
    • Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae chathamensis (Oliver, 1930)
    • Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae cyanurus (Salvadori, 1891)
  • Cyanoramphus saisseti (Verreaux, J & Des Murs, 1860) - New Caledonian Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus subflavescens (Salvadori, 1891) - Lord Howe Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus ulietanus (Gmelin, JF, 1788) - Raiatea Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus unicolor (Lear, 1831) - Antipodes Parakeet
  • Cyanoramphus zealandicus (Latham, 1790) - Black-fronted Parakeet