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Golden-shouldered Parrot

Psephotellus chrysopterygius (Gould, J 1858)

The golden-shouldered parrot, also known as the alwal, is a rare bird of southern Cape York Peninsula, in Queensland, Australia. A small parrot related to the more common red-rumped parrot, the hooded parrot of the Northern Territory and the extinct paradise parrot of Queensland and New South Wales. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
   Psephotellus
Scientific:
  Psephotellus chrysopterygius


Original description

Citation:
  (Gould, J 1858)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 25 (1857), no.340 p. 220

Imprint year:
  1857

Protonym:
  Psephotus chrysopterygius

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12861282


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9551D3F322D55C03

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9551D3F3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9551D3F3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177574

Geographic range:

  • Psephotellus chrysopterygius: NE Australia (interior s Cape York Peninsula)
English:
Golden-shouldered Parrot
Catalan:
Cotorra aladaurada
Czech:
papoušek žlutoramenný
Danish:
Guldskuldret Sangparakit
German:
Goldschultersittich
Spanish:
Perico Aligualdo
Spanish (Spain):
Perico Aligualdo
Finnish:
kultaparatiisikaija
French:
Perruche à ailes d'or
Croatian:
plavetna papiga
Hungarian:
aranyosvállú papagáj
Italian:
Pappagallo spalledorate
Japanese (romaji):
kibitaihisuiinko
Japanese:
キビタイヒスイインコ
Lithuanian:
Auksapetė plokščiauodegė papūga
Dutch:
Geelschouderparkiet
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gulbandparakitt
Norwegian:
Gulbåndparakitt
Polish:
świergotka złotoskrzydła
Portuguese:
Periquito-de-asas-douradas
Portuguese (Portugal):
periquito-d'ombros-dourados
Russian:
Золотоплечий попугайчик
Slovak:
speváčik žltoramenný
Serbian:
Zlatnorameni papagaj psefotus
Swedish:
gulskuldrad parakit
Ukrainian:
Папужка золотоплечий
Chinese:
金肩鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional):
金肩鸚鵡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Perruche à ailes d'or ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Perruche à ailes d'or ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Psephotus chrysopterygius chrysopterygius [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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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 9.2:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Psephotus chrysopterygius chrysopterygius [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Psephotus chrysopterygius chrysopterygius [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Golden-shouldered Parrot ( Psephotellus chrysopterygius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Psephotus chrysopterygius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Psephotus chrysopterygius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Psephotellus [pulcherrimus, dissimilis or chrysopterygius] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Cotorra aladaurada
Montenegrin: plavi papagaj, плави папагај
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): плави папагај
Czech: Papoušek žlutoramenný
Danish: Guldskuldret Sangparakit
German: Goldschultersittich
English: Antbed Parrot, Anthill Parrot, Chestnut-crowned Parakeet, Chestnut-crowned Parrot, Golden shouldered Parrot, golden-shouldered parakeet, Golden-shouldered Parrot, Golden-shouldered Parrot (chrysopterygius), Golden-winged Parakeet, Golden-winged Parrot
English, HBW: Golden-shouldered Parrot
English (IOC): Golden-shouldered Parrot
English (United States): Golden-shouldered Parrot
Spanish: Perico Aligualdo, Perico de Alas Amarillas
Spanish (Spain): Perico Aligualdo
Spanish (HBW): Golden-shouldered Parrot
Estonian: põhja-paradiisipapagoi
Finnish: Kultaparatiisikaija
French: Perruche à ailes d’or, Perruche à ailes d'or, Perruche à ailes d'or (chrysopterygius), Platycerque à ailes d'or
Croatian: plavetna papiga
Hungarian: aranyosvállú papagáj
Italian: Pappagallo spalledorate, Parrocchetto aligialle
Japanese (romaji): hisuiinko, kibitaihisuiinko
Japanese: キビタイヒスイインコ, ヒスイインコ
Kazakh: алтыниық жалпаққұйрық тотықұс, жалпаққұйрық алтыниық тотықұс
Kirghiz: алтын ийин жалпак куйрук тотусу, жалпак куйрук алтын ийин тотусу
Scientific: Psephotellus chrysopterygius, Psephotellus chrysopterygius nova, Psephotus chrysopterygius, Psephotus chrysopterygius (chrysopterygius), Psephotus chrysopterygius chrysopterygius
Lithuanian: Auksapetė plokščiauodegė papūga
Maltese: pappagall spalltu dehbija, pappagall ta' spallejh dehbin
Dutch: Geelschouderparkiet
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gulbandparakitt
Norwegian: Gulbåndparakitt, Gullskulderparakitt
Polish: swiergotka zlotoskrzydla, świergotka złotoskrzydła
Portuguese: Periquito-de-asas-douradas
Portuguese (Portugal): periquito-d'ombros-dourados
Russian: Золотоплечий плоскохвостый попугай, Золотоплечий попугайчик
Slovak: spevácik žltoramenný, speváčik žltoramenný
Serbian: Zlatnorameni papagaj psefotus
Swedish: Gulskuldrad parakit
Turkish: Altın kanatlı papağan
Ukrainian: Папужка золотоплечий
Chinese: 金肩鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 金肩鸚鵡

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