Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Monk Parakeet
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Quaker Parakeet, Gray-breasted Parakeet, Grey-breasted Parakeet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeTemperate se. South America;
(1) Se. Bolivia, Paraguay, s. Brazil and n. Argentina.
(2) Se. Brazil, Uruguay and ne. Argentina.
(3) W. Argentina.
Introduced to the e. United States (Chicago, Illinois and Sarasota, Florida (Siesta Key and Celery Fields)), West Indies (Bahamas and Puerto Rico) and Europe.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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