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Mexican Parrotlet Forpus cyanopygius

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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This species as other parrots is very social. They live in groups composed by pairs and family groups of up to 40 inc¡dividuals. The feed on groups and breed on colonies (del Hoyo et al. 1997, Forshaw 1977, 2006).


No information available

Sexual Behavior

No information available. Some nest information from birds in captivity, but nothing known from the field

Social and interspecific behavior

They live in groups composed by pairs and family groups. The feed on groups and breed in colonies (del Hoyo 1997, Forshaw 1977,2006).


No information available

Recommended Citation

Mexican Parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: