Parrots (Psittacidae)

Horned Parakeet (Eunymphicus cornutus) - HBW 4, p. 370

French: Perruche cornue German: Hornsittich Spanish: Perico Cornudo

Taxonomy: Psittacus cornutus J. F. Gmelin, 1788, New Caledonia.
On occasions has been lumped into genus Cyanoramphus. Races may merit treatment as two distinct species. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • cornutus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - New Caledonia.
  • uvaeensis (E. L. & E. L. C. Layard, 1882) - Ouvea (Loyalty Is).