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 the IUCN Red List.

Species

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

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