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Monk Parakeet

Myiopsitta monachus (Boddaert, 1783)

The Monk Parakeet, also known as the Quaker Parrot, (Myiopsitta monachus) is a species of parrot, in most treatments the only member of the genus Myiopsitta. It originates from the temperate to subtropical areas of Argentina and the surrounding countries in South America. Self-sustaining feral populations occur in many places, mainly in North America and Europe. Source: Wikipedia




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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:
  35810386DDA72E08

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/35810386

Taxonomic 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)
English:
Monk Parakeet
Catalan:
Cotorreta de pit gris [grup monachus]
Czech:
mníšek šedý [skupina monachus]
Danish:
Munkeparakit [monachus Gruppe]
German:
Mönchssittich [monachus-Gruppe]
Spanish:
Cotorra Argentina (grupo monachus)
Spanish (Spain):
Cotorra argentina (grupo monachus)
Finnish:
munkkiaratti
French:
Perriche veuve
Croatian:
opatica
Hungarian:
Barátpapagáj [monachus csoport]
Icelandic:
Munkpáfi [monachus hópur]
Italian:
Parrocchetto monaco [gruppo monachus]
Japanese (romaji):
okinainko
Japanese:
オキナインコ (monachus グループ)
Lithuanian:
Paprastoji kalita [monachus grupė]
Dutch:
Monniksparkiet (monachus groep)
Norwegian:
munkeparakitt (monachus gr.)
Polish:
mnicha [gr. monachus]
Portuguese:
Caturrita
Portuguese (Brazil):
caturrita [grupo monachus]
Russian:
Попугай-монах [группа monachus]
Slovak:
mních zelený (skup.)
Serbian:
Papagaj kaluđerica [monachus grupa]
Swedish:
munkparakit
Ukrainian:
Калита сіроволий
Chinese:
灰胸鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional):
和尚鸚哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Myiopsitta [monachus or luchsi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Arabic: درة ناسكة (ناسكة)
Asturian: Cotorra monxa [triba monachus]
Bulgarian: Папагал монах [Група monachus]
Catalan: Cotorra de cap gris, Cotorra de cap gris., Cotorreta de pit gris, Cotorreta de pit gris [grup monachus]
Catalan (Balears): Cotorra de cap gris, Cotorra de cap gris.
Czech: mníšek šedý [skupina monachus], Papoušek mniší
Danish: Munkeparakit, Munkeparakit [monachus Gruppe]
German: Mönchsittich, Mönchssittich, Mönchssittich [monachus-Gruppe], Südamerikanischer Mönchsittich
Greek: Μυοψιττακός [monachus ομάδα]
English: Monk Parakeet, Monk Parakeet (Monk), South American monk parakeet
English, HBW: Monk Parakeet
English (IOC): Monk Parakeet
English (United States): Monk Parakeet (Monk)
Spanish: Cata Aliazul, Cotorra, Cotorra Argentina, Cotorra Argentina (grupo monachus), Cotorra Común, Cotorrita, Perico Monje, Perico Monje Argentino (grupo monachus)
Spanish (Argentine): Cotorra
Spanish (Chile): Cotorra [grupo monachus], Cotorra argentina
Spanish (Cuba): Cotorra Monja
Spanish (Spain): Cotorra Argentina, Cotorra argentina (grupo monachus), Cotorra Argentina [Grupo monachus]
Spanish (HBW): Cotorra argentina [Grupo monachus]
Spanish (Mexico): Perico Monje Argentino, Perico Monje Argentino (grupo monachus)
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Perico Monje
Spanish (Paraguay): Cotorrita, Cotorrita [grupo monachus]
Spanish (Uruguay): Cotorra, Cotorra [Grupo monachus], Cotorra Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Periquito
Estonian: munkpapagoi
Basque: Cotorreta de pit gris
Finnish: Munkkiaratti
French: Conure veuve, Conure veuve (nominal), Perriche veuve, Perruche veuve, Perruche veuve [monachus]
French (AOU): Conure veuve, Conure veuve [monachus]
Irish: Pearaicít ghlas
Guadeloupean Creole French: Perruche souris
Galician: Cata, Cata arxentina [grupo monachus], Cotorreta de pit gris
Guarani: Tu'î karanda'y
Hebrew: תוכי נזירי, תוכי נזירי (ברזילאי)
Croatian: opatica
Hungarian: barátpapagáj, Barátpapagáj [monachus csoport]
Icelandic: Munkpáfi, Munkpáfi [monachus hópur]
Italian: Parrocchetto monaco, Parrocchetto monaco [gruppo monachus], Parrocchetto monaco del Sudamerica
Japanese (romaji): okinainko, okinainko (monachus guru-pu)
Japanese: オキナインコ, オキナインコ (monachus グループ)
Scientific: Myiopsitta monacha, Myiopsitta monachus, Myiopsitta monachus [monachus Group], Myiopsitta monachus monachus, Psittacus monachus
Lithuanian: Kalita, Paprastoji kalita, Paprastoji kalita [monachus grupė]
Latvian: mūku papagailis
Dutch: Monniksparkiet, Monniksparkiet (monachus groep)
Norwegian: Munkeparakitt, munkeparakitt (monachus gr.)
Polish: mnicha, mnicha [gr. monachus], Mnicha nizinna
Portuguese: catorra, catorrita, Caturrita, papo-branco, periquito-do-Pantanal
Portuguese (Brazil): catorra, catorrita, Caturrita, caturrita [grupo monachus], papo-branco, periquito-do-Pantanal
Portuguese (Portugal): Caturrita, Caturrita [grupo monachus]
Russian: Калита, Попугай-монах, Попугай-монах [группа monachus]
Northern Sami: Muŋkapáhpegoijá
Slovak: Klinochvost mníší, mních zelený, mních zelený (skup.)
Slovenian: meniška papiga, Meniška papiga [monachus]
Serbian: Kaluđerica papagaj, Kaluđerica papagaj [monachus grupa], Papagaj kaluđerica [monachus grupa]
Swedish: Munkparakit
Turkish: Keşiş Papağanı, Keşiş papağanı [monachus grubu]
Ukrainian: Калита сіроволий
Chinese: 灰胸鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional): 和尚鸚哥

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