Although the Psittacidae are Pantropical in distribution, indications are that they probably originated in the Old. From Wordnik.com. [Birds from Coahuila, Mexico] Reference
They belong to the Psittacidae, or parrot tribe, and are known at once by the great length of their tails, and by having their cheeks destitute of feathers. From Wordnik.com. [The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America] Reference
Resultados Preliminares del Proyecto Ecología, Biología, y Situación Actual de la cotorra (Amazona barbadensis: Psittacidae) en la Isla de Margarita, Nueva Esparta. From Wordnik.com. [Araya and Paria xeric scrub] Reference
"It was David who shot the bird," I said, "but it was Oliver who saw by its multi-coloured plumage that it was one of the Psittacidae, an excellent substitute for partridge.". From Wordnik.com. [The Little White Bird; or, Adventures in Kensington gardens] Reference
The wide-extending marshes and pools are frequented by pelicans, herons, and wild geese, ducks, and flamingoes; while other birds -- chiefly belonging to the Falconidae, Ardeidae, Strigidae, and Psittacidae -- are numerous. From Wordnik.com. [The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America] Reference
Psittacidae. From Wordnik.com. [Sri Lanka lowland rain forests] Reference
Family Common Name Species Accipitridae White-bellied goshawk Accipiter haplochrous Columbidae Red-bellied fruit-dove Ptilinopus greyii Columbidae New Caledonian imperial-pigeon Ducula goliath Psittacidae Horned parakeet Eunymphicus cornutus Aegothelidae New Caledonian owlet-nightjar Aegotheles savesi Campephagidae Melanesian cuckoo-shrike Coracina caledonica Campephagidae New Caledonian cuckoo-shrike Coracina analis Campephagidae Long-tailed triller Lalage leucopyga Sylviidae New Caledonian grassbird Megalurulus mariei Acanthizidae Fan-tailed gerygone Gerygone flavolateralis Eopsaltriidae Yellow-bellied robin Eopsaltria flaviventris Monarchidae Southern shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides Monarchidae New Caledonian flycatcher Myiagra caledonica Rhipiduridae Streaked fantail Rhipidura spilodera Pachycephalida New Caledonian whistler Pachycephala caledonica Zosteropidae Green-backed white-eye Zosterops xanthochrous Meliphagidae New Caledonian myzomela Myzomela caledonica Meliphagi. From Wordnik.com. [New Caledonia dry forests] Reference
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