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Monk Parakeet
Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi] (= Myiopsitta monachus) (Boddaert, 1783)
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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Myiopsitta

Scientific:
  Myiopsitta monachus

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.48

Protonym:
  Psittacus monachus

Avibase ID:
  117830752D8204BC

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177723

Geographic range:

  • Myiopsitta monachus monachus: SE Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay and ne Argentina
  • Myiopsitta monachus cotorra: S Bolivia to Paraguay, s Brazil and nw Argentina
  • Myiopsitta monachus calita: W Argentina (Salta to w Córdoba, Mendoza and La Pampa)
  • Myiopsitta luchsi: Xeric intermontane valleys of central Bolivia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Monk or Cliff Parakeet
Czech:
  papoušek mniší
German:
  Mönchsittich
Danish:
  Munkeparakit
Spanish:
  Cata Aliazul
Finnish:
  munkkiaratti
French:
  Perruche veuve
Icelandic:
  Munkpáfi
Italian:
  Parrocchetto monaco
Japanese:
  okinainko
Japanese:
  オキナインコ
Dutch:
  Monniksparkiet
Norwegian:
  Munkeparakitt
Polish:
  mnicha nizinna
Portuguese:
  Caturrita
Portuguese (Brazil):
  caturrita
Russian:
  Калита
Slovak:
  mních zelený
Swedish:
  Munkparakit
Chinese:
  灰胸鹦哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Monk or Cliff Parakeet ( Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Monk or Cliff Parakeet ( Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Monk or Cliff Parakeet ( Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Monk or Cliff Parakeet ( Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Monk or Cliff Parakeet ( Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Monk or Cliff Parakeet ( Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Conure veuve ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Conure veuve ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Myiopsitta monachus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Myiopsitta monachus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Myiopsitta monachus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Monk Parakeet ( Myiopsitta monachus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Myiopsitta monachus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Myiopsitta monachus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Cotorra argentina, Cotorra de cap gris., Cotorreta de pit gris
Catalan (Balears): Cotorra de cap gris.
Czech: Papoušek mniší
Danish: Munkeparakit
German: Mönchsittich, Mönchssittich
English: Gray-breasted Parakeet, Grey-breasted Parakeet, Monk or Cliff Parakeet, Monk Parakeet, Quaker
Spanish: Cata Aliazul, Cotorra, Cotorra Argentina, Cotorra Común, Cotorrita, Perico Monje
Spanish (Argentine): Cotorra
Spanish (Chile): Cotorra argentina
Spanish (Cuba): Cotorra Monja
Spanish (Spain): Cotorra Argentina
Spanish (Mexico): Perico Monje Argentino
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Perico Monje
Spanish (Paraguay): Cotorrita
Spanish (Uruguay): Cotorra, Cotorra Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Periquito
Estonian: munkpapagoi
Basque: Cotorreta de pit gris
Finnish: Munkkiaratti
French: Conure veuve, Conure veuve ou C. des falaises, Perriche jeune-veuve, Perriche veuve ou P. des falaises, Perruche jeune-veuve, Perruche veuve ou P. des falaises, Perruche-moine, Perruche-souris
French (AOU): Conure veuve
Irish: Pearaicít ghlas
Guadeloupean Creole French: Perruche souris
Galician: Cata, Cotorreta de pit gris
Guarani: Tu'î karanda'y
Hebrew: תוכי נזירי
Hungarian: barátpapagáj
Icelandic: Munkpáfi
Italian: Parrocchetto monaco, Rocchetto monaco
Japanese: okinainko
Japanese: オキナインコ
Latin: Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi], Myiopsitta monachus, Myopsitta monachus
Lithuanian: Kalita
Dutch: Monniksparkiet
Norwegian: Munkeparakitt
Polish: mnicha nizinna, mniszka
Portuguese: catorra, catorrita, Caturrita, papo-branco, periquito-do-Pantanal
Portuguese (Brazil): catorra, catorrita, caturrita, papo-branco, periquito-do-Pantanal
Portuguese (Portugal): Caturrita
Russian: Калита, Попугай-монах
Slovak: Klinochvost mníší, mních zelený
Serbian: Kaluđerica papagaj
Swedish: Munkparakit
Turkish: Keşiş Papağanı
Chinese: 灰胸鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional): 和尚鸚哥

 

         

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