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Mexican parrotlet

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Psittacidae
Genus  Forpus
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Superfamily  Psittacoidea
Subfamily  Arinae
Scientific name  Forpus cyanopygius
Higher classification  Forpus
Order  Parrot
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Similar  Spectacled parrotlet, Parrot, Bird, Dusky‑billed parrotlet, Finsch's parakeet

The Mexican parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to Western Mexico.

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Behaviour

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Mexican parrotlets are highly social birds, sometimes found in small groups, or alone, but mostly found in flocks of twenty to fifty. They give a variety of screechy sounding vocalizations. They eat fruit such as seeds, berries and figs which they find on trees or on the ground.

Distribution and habitat

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Natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry scrublands, deciduous forests, open grasslands with scattered trees, heavily degraded former forest, plantations, and woodlands along watercourses.

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References

Mexican parrotlet Wikipedia


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