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Night Parrot

Pezoporus occidentalis (Gould, 1861)

The Night Parrot (Pezoporus occidentalis) is a small parrot endemic to the continent of Australia. The species was originally placed within its own genus (Geopsittacus), but most authors now prefer to place it within the genus Pezoporus together with the two ground parrots. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
  Pezoporus

Scientific:
  Pezoporus occidentalis

Citation:
  (Gould, 1861)

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 p.100

Protonym:
  Geopsittacus occidentalis

Avibase ID:
  A05AB2B944911FF6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A05AB2B9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 714031


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Pezoporus occidentalis: Arid interior of w and c Australia (on verge of extinction)
English:
Night Parrot
Czech:
papoušek noční
German:
Höhlensittich
Danish:
Natparakit
Spanish:
Perico Nocturno
Finnish:
yökaija
French:
Perruche nocturne
Icelandic:
Holupáfi
Italian:
Pappagallo notturno
Japanese:
himefukurouinko
Japanese:
ヒメフクロウインコ
Dutch:
Nachtpapegaai
Norwegian:
Nattpapegøye
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Hòlepapegøye
Polish:
papuzka zóltobrzucha
Portuguese:
*Periquito-de-barriga-laranja
Russian:
Ночной попугай
Slovak:
zemnár nočný
Swedish:
nattpapegoja
Ukrainian:
Папужка жовточеревий
Chinese:
夜鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Perruche nocturne ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Perruche nocturne ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements 1st edition:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 4th edition:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements, version 2015:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements, version 2016:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements, version 2017:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements, version 2018:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Clements, version 2019:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 1.50:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
eBird version 1.52:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 1.53:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 1.54:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 1.55:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 2015:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 2016:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 2017:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 2018:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
eBird version 2019:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
James Lee Peters:
Geopsittacus occidentalis
James Lee Peters (original):
Geopsittacus occidentalis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Geopsittacus occidentalis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Night Parrot ( Geopsittacus occidentalis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Night Parrot ( Pezoporus occidentalis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pezoporus occidentalis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pezoporus occidentalis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Periquito nocturn
Czech: Papoušek nocní, papoušek noční
Danish: Natparakit
German: Höhlensittich
English: australian parrot, Midnight Cockatoo, Night Parrot, Nocturnal Ground Parakeet, Porcupine Parrot, Solitaire, Spinifex Parrot, Western Ground Parrot
English (IOC): Night Parrot
Spanish: Perico Nocturno
Spanish (Spain): Perico Nocturno
Spanish (HBW): Night Parrot
Estonian: ööpapagoi
Finnish: Yökaija
French: Perruche nocturne
Hungarian: éjjeli papagáj
Icelandic: Holupáfi
Italian: Pappagallo notturno, Parrocchetto notturno
Japanese: himefukurouinko
Japanese: ヒメフクロウインコ
Scientific: Geopsittacus occidentali, Geopsittacus occidentalis, Pezoporus occidentalis
Lithuanian: Naktinė papūga
Dutch: Nachtpapegaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Hòlepapegøye
Norwegian: Hulepapegøye, Nattepapegøye, Nattpapegøye, Nattparakitt
Polish: papuzka zóltobrzucha, papużka żółtobrzucha
Portuguese: *Periquito-de-barriga-laranja, periquito-de-barriga-laranja
Russian: Ночной попугай
Slovak: zemnár nocný, zemnár nočný
Slovenian: jamski papagaj, nocna papiga
Serbian: Noćni papagaj
Swedish: Nattpapegoja
Ukrainian: Папужка жовточеревий
Chinese: 夜鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 夜鸚鵡

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