The Psephotellus genus consist of four small Australian parakeets. These species were previously included in the Psephotus genus but recent studies have moved them to the new Psephotellus genus instead.

Common for all four species are sexual dimorphism. These small parakeets are generally common in aviculture, they do not require much space and are easy to breed.

The beautiful Paradise Parrot is the only parrot from Australia that sadly has become extinct; the last bird was observed in 1927.


Psephotellus chrysopterygius
Golden-shouldered Parrot

Psephotellus dissimilis
Hooded Parrot

Psephotellus pulcherrimus
Paradise Parrot

Psephotellus varius
Mulga Parrot

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