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Parrots (Psittacidae)

Pacific Parrotlet (Forpus coelestis) - HBW 4, p. 450

French: Toui céleste German: Himmelsperlingspapagei Spanish: Cotorrita de Piura
Other common names: Celestial/Western Parrotlet

Taxonomy: Agapornis coelestis Lesson, 1847, Peru.
Forms a superspecies with F. xanthops, with which has been considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: W Ecuador to NW Peru.