Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
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Appelt, C.W., L.C. Ward, C. Bender, J. Fasenella, B.J. Van Vossen, and L. Knight. 2016. Examining potential relationships between exotic monk parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus) and avian communities in an urban environment. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 128: 556-566.

Bucher, E.H., and R.M. Aramburú. 2014. Land-use changes and monk parakeet expansion in the Pampas grasslands of Argentina. Journal of Biogeography in press.

Hobson, E.A., M.L. Avery, and T.F. Wright. 2014. The socioecology of Monk Parakeets: insights into parrot social complexity. Auk 131: 756-775.

Recommended Citation

Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: