Quaker Parrot Names

Scientific Name Pieter Boddaert, a Dutch naturalist gave Quaker parrot his binomial name ’Psittacus monachus’ in 1783. This binomial name was coined through his catalog called ‘Planches Enluminées’. Quaker parrot found his place in genus ‘Myiopsitta’ which came into existence after Charles Lucien Bonaparte, a French naturalist, introduced the genus in 1854. The name of this … Continue reading Quaker Parrot Names