Golden-shouldered parrot

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phylum Chordata The Golden-shouldered Parrot is a rare bird of southern Cape York Peninsula, in Queensland, Australia.Population surveys point to a total wild population of around 2,000 birds with around 300 breeding pairs. The remaining majority of birds are thought to be juvenile birds in their first year of life. A small parrot related to the more common Red-rumped Parrot, it is considered to be a superspecies with the Hooded Parrot (P. dissimilis) of the Northern Territory and the apparently extinct Paradise Parrot of Queensland and New South Wales.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Psittaciformes
family Psittaculidae
genus Psephotus
species P. chrysopterygius