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Mexican Parrotlet Forpus cyanopygius

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Mexican Parrotlet
eBird range map for Mexican Parrotlet

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It is an endemic bird to Mexico. It can be found in the Pacific slope from the south of Sonora to Colima between 360 and 1320 masl. One subspecies present in the Marias Islands.

Distribution outside the Americas

It is found only in America


This species can be found in the tropical deciduous forest of the western slope of Mexico. Also it can be found in forest edges, plantations and semi-open land specially if large trees were left (Howell & Webb 1995, Forshaw 1977,2006).

Historical changes

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: