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Geelvink Pygmy Parrot
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Male Micropsitta geelvinkiana geelvinkiana
Information
Range Biak and Numfoor islands in Indonesia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Psittaciformes
Psittacoidea
Family Psittaculidae
Psittaculinae
Micropsittini
Genus Micropsitta
Species Micropsitta geelvinkiana
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Geelvink pygmy parrot (Micropsitta geelvinkiana), is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Biak and Numfoor islands in Indonesia. The name Geelvink comes from a Dutch ship and family called Geelvinck. It has two subspecies; the nominate occurs on Numfor, and Micropsitta geelvinkiana misoriensis on Biak.

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

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