The Smallest ParrotThe Smallest Parrot: Buff-Faced Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta pusio)
The Buff-faced Pygmy parrot is a tiny species of bird weighing about 0.41 ounces and standing at a height of 3.4 inches. They are indigenous to Papua New Guinea and West Papua, Indonesia. These bright green birds are fairly understudied, being know mainly for their status as the world's smallest parrot. They have a stable population and are listed under Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.
Bird / Parrot
By Hannah Lindstrom
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