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Pezoporus
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Eastern Ground Parrot (Pezoporus wallicus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Psittaciformes
Psittacoidea
Family Psittaculidae
Platycercinae
Pezoporini
Genus Pezoporus

Pezoporus is a genus of parrots that contains three Australian species: the night parrot (Pezoporus occidentalis) and the cryptic ground parrots, the eastern ground parrot (Pezoporus wallicus) and the western ground parrot (Pezoporus flaviventris). The night parrot was previously separated in a distinct genus, Geopsittacus. The genus is part of the tribe Pezoporini.

Species

Western Ground Parrot (North, 1911) (Pezoporus flaviventris)
Night Parrot (Gould, 1861) (Pezoporus occidentalis)
Eastern Ground Parrot (Kerr, 1792) (Pezoporus wallicus)
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