are highly colored, beautiful birds that are very popular as pets. They are in the order of Psittaciformes with true parrots being in the family Psittacidae with about 330 species.

Subfamily Psittrichadinae (Pesquet's Parrot)
Tribe Psittrichadini
Pesquet's Parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus)

Subfamily Coracopsinae (vasa parrots)
Tribe Coracopsini

Subfamily Psittacinae (African parrots)
Tribe Psittacini
Genus Psittacus
African Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus,
Genus Poicephalus
Subfamily Arinae (American parrots)

Tribe Forpini
Forpus (7 species)
Tribe Brotogerini
Brotogeris (8 species)
Myiopsitta (1-2 species)
Tribe Bolborhynchini
Nannopsittaca (2 species)
Psilopsiagon (2 species, formerly in Bolborhynchus)
Bolborhynchus (3 species)
Touit (8 species)

Tribe Amazonini (Amazons and kin)
Pionopsitta – Pileated Parrot
Triclaria – Blue-bellied Parrot
Hapalopsittaca (4 species)
Rusty-faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca amazonina)
Red-faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops)
Fuertes's Parrot (Hapalopsittaca fuertesi)
Black-winged Parrot (Hapalopsittaca melanotis)
Pyrilia (7 species; all previously included in Pionopsitta).
Genus Pionus (7 or 8 species)
Blue-headed Pionus Pionus menstruus

Graydidascalus – Short-tailed Parrot
Alipiopsitta – Yellow-faced Parrot (previously in Amazona, Salvatoria)

Genus Amazona – amazon parrots
Red-crowned Amazon, Amazona viridigenalis
Red-necked Amazon, Amazona arausiaca
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
Mealy Parrot
Amazona farinosa
Red-lored Amazon or Red-lored Parrot
Amazona autumnalis
Red-necked Parrot
Amazona arousiaca
White-fronted Amazon
Amazona albifrons
Yellow-naped Amazon
Amazona auropalliata

Arini (see macaws and conures and kin)
Subfamily Psittaculinae
Tribe Psittaculini (Asian psittacines)
Genus Psittinus
Blue-rumped Parrot, Psittinus cyanurus
Grey Parrot or African Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
Genus Geoffroyus
Red-cheeked Parrot, Geoffroyus geoffroyi
Blue-collared Parrot, Geoffroyus simplex
Song Parrot, Geoffroyus heteroclitus
Genus Prioniturus
Montane Racket-tail, Prioniturus montanus
Mindanao Racket-tail, Prioniturus waterstradti
Blue-headed Racket-tail, Prioniturus platenae
Green Racket-tail, Prioniturus luconensis
Blue-crowned Racket-tail, Prioniturus discurus
Blue-winged Racket-tail, Prioniturus verticalis
Yellow-breasted Racket-tail, Prioniturus flavicans
Golden-mantled Racket-tail, Prioniturus platurus
Buru Racket-tail, Prioniturus mada
Genus Tanygnathus
Great-billed Parrot, Tanygnathus megalorynchos
Blue-naped Parrot, Tanygnathus lucionensis
Blue-backed Parrot, Tanygnathus sumatranus
Black-lored Parrot, Tanygnathus gramineus
Genus Eclectus
Eclectus Parrot, Eclectus roratus
Genus Alisterus
Australian King Parrot, Alisterus scapularis
Moluccan King Parrot, Alisterus amboinensis
Papuan King Parrot, Alisterus chloropterus
Genus Aprosmictus
Olive-shouldered Parrot, Aprosmictus jonquillaceus
Red-winged Parrot, Aprosmictus erythropterus
Genus Polytelis
Superb Parrot, Polytelis swainsonii
Regent Parrot, Polytelis anthopeplus
Princess Parrot, Polytelis alexandrae
Genus Psittacula
Platycercini (broad-tailed parrots)
Pezopornini (ground parrots)
Genus Neophema
Blue-winged Parrot, Neophema chrysostoma
Elegant Parrot, Neophema elegans
Rock Parrot, Neophema petrophila
Orange-bellied Parrot, Neophema chrysogaster
Turquoise Parrot, Australian Turquoisine Parrot Neophema pulchella
Scarlet-chested Parrot, Neophema splendida
Agapornini (lovebirds and hang parrots) see lovebirds
Lorini (lories and lorikeets, fig parrots and pygmy parrots, and Budgerigar) – see lories

OTHER Genera
Genus Deroptyus
Hawk-headed Parrot
, Red-fan Parrot Deroptyus accipitrinus