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Geelvink Pygmy-parrot Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

The Geelvink Pygmy-parrot, Micropsitte De Geelvink, Perruche Pygmée De Schlegel, or Microloro De Geelvink (Micropsitta geelvinkiana) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. The name Geelvink comes from a Dutch ship and family called Geelvinck.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.





                                     



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