Paradise parrot

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phylum Chordata The paradise parrot (Psephotellus pulcherrimus) was a colourful medium-sized parrot native to the grassy woodlands of the Queensland – New South Wales border area of eastern Australia. Once moderately common within its fairly restricted range, the last live bird was seen in 1927. Extensive and sustained searches in the years since then have failed to produce any reliable evidence of it, and it is believed to be extinct.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Psittaciformes
family Psittaculidae
genus Psephotellus
species P. pulcherrimus)