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Red-and-green Macaw, Ara chloroptera 2, JBP, Nov 06

A parrot is a bird. It has a broad beak, multicolor wings and feathers and a long feathered tail.

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

His name scientific is Psittaciformes and he is in the category of birds.

Description[edit | edit source]

Parrots are very colorful animals. He weighs between 1.2 kg - 12kg. They have a robust body and short legs. The position of their body is, most of the time, erected. They have 4 fingers and are skilled animals in climbing.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

The parrot eats seeds, fruit, nectar, pollen, buds, and sometimes arthropods and other animal prey.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

It lives in the tropical and subtropical continents and in Australia,Oceania,Africa,South Asia,Southeast Asia,Central America and South America.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

The parrot descends from the Mopsitta Tanta.

Its in art (images)[edit | edit source]

CyanorhamphusSubflavescensKeulem The author for painting is Gauguin.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

P behavior.png Animals Portal — All articles about animals