Buff-faced Pygmy Parrot

Micropsitta pusio - Micropsitte à tête fauve

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Psittaciformes

  • Family
    :

    Psittaculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Micropsitta

  • Species
    :

    pusio

Descriptor

Sclater, PL, 1866

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 8 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 15 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Buff-faced Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta pusio) is a species of bird in the Psittaculidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Micropsitta pusio pusio (se New Guinea, Bismarck Arch.)
  • Micropsitta pusio beccarii (n and ne New Guinea, islands off the north coast)
  • Micropsitta pusio harterti (Fergusson I.. D'Entrecasteaux Arch..)
  • Micropsitta pusio stresemanni (Misima and Tagula Is.. Louisiade Arch..)

Foreign names

  • Micropsitte à tête fauve,
  • Microloro Pusio,
  • Papagaio-pigmeu,
  • Braunstirn-Spechtpapagei,
  • Sclater-harkálypapagáj,
  • Sclaters Spechtpapegaai,
  • Pappagallo pigmeo facciacamoscio,
  • Dvärghackspettspapegoja,
  • Dvergspettepapegøye,
  • papagájčik hnedohlavý,
  • papoušínek okrovolící,
  • Dværgspættepapegøje,
  • keltapääkaijanen,
  • lloro pigmeu cara-carbassa,
  • karłówka płowolica,
  • Дятловый попугайчик Склэтера,
  • Nuri-kate pusio,
  • アオボウシケラインコ,
  • 棕脸侏鹦鹉,
  • 棕臉侏鸚鵡,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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