The Aprosmictus genus includes two parrots native to Australia and Papua New Guinea, where they are found on grasslands, savanna, farmland and forests.

Previously the King Parrots was also included in the Aprosmictus genus but they are now classified asĀ Alisterus.


Aprosmictus erythropterus
Red-winged Parrot

Aprosmictus jonquillaceus
Jonquil Parrot

Species & Subspecies

  • Aprosmictus erythropterus (Gmelin, JF, 1788) - Red-winged Parrot
    • Aprosmictus erythropterus erythropterus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
    • Aprosmictus erythropterus coccineopterus (Gould, 1865)
  • Aprosmictus jonquillaceus (Vieillot, 1818) - Jonquil Parrot
    • Aprosmictus jonquillaceus jonquillaceus (Vieillot, 1818)
    • Aprosmictus jonquillaceus wetterensis (Salvadori, 1891)