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Meyer's, or brown parrot
Poicephalus meyeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Sub-class Neornithes
Infra-class Neoaves
Order Information
Superorder Psittacimorphae
Order Psittaciformes
Family Information
Family Psittacidae
Sub-family Psittacinae
Tribe Information
Tribe Psittacini
Genus Information
Genera Poicephalus
Population statistics

Psittacinae is a subfamily of birds of the family Psittaculidae, consisting of 2 genera and 11 species of predominately African parrots.


  • Genus Poicephalus
Brown-headed parrot, Poicephalus cryptoxanthus
Cape parrot, Poicephalus robustus
Meyer's parrot, Poicephalus meyeri
Niam-niam parrot, Poicephalus crassus
Red-bellied parrot, Poicephalus rufiventris
Red-fronted parrot, Poicephalus gulielmi
Ruppell's parrot, Poicephalus rueppellii
Senegal parrot, Poicephalus senegalus
Yellow-fronted parrot, Poicephalus flavifrons
  • Genus Psittacus
African gray parrot, Psittacus erithacus
Timneh parrot, Psittacus timneh