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Lineolated Parakeet

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Lineolated parakeets are not a popular bird. Nevertheless, they are funny, pleasant and not noisy.

This site wishes to make them better known and appraised.

 

 

Scientific name :

Bolborhynchus lineola lineola

 

English :

Lineolated parakeet, Barred parakeet, Catherine parakeet

 

French :

Perruche Catherine, Toui Catherine, Perruche rayée

 

Italian :

Parocchetto barrato

 

Spanish :

Perico barrado, Perico listado, Catita manchada

 

Portuguese :

Periquito catarina

 

German :

Katharinasittich

 

Dutch :

Catharina parkiet

 

Danish :

Katarinaparakit

 

Norwegian :

Catharinaparakitt

 

Swedish :

Katharinaparakit

 

Polish :

Stokówka prazkowana

 

Tscheck :

Aymara pruhovaný

 

Hungarian :

Katalin-papagáj

 

Finnish :

Raita-aratti

 

Japanese :

SAZANAMI-INKO

 

 

First description :

John Cassin in 1853

 

Proc. Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences 6:372

 

 

Classifications

 

 

Class :

Aves

 

Order :

Psittaciforme

 

Familly :

Psittacidae (Psittacidés)

 

Sub-familly :

Psittacinae (Psittacinés)

 

Gender :

Bolborhynchus (Parakeet with a large beak)

 

Species :

Bolborhynchus lineola

 

Sub-species :

Bolborhynchus lineola lineola

 

Another sub-species :

Bolborhynchus lineola tigrinus (*)

 

The Sibley and Moore Classification :

1610

 

TSN species :

177728

 

Parent TSN :

177724

 

CITES :

Annex II

(*) Sub-species tigrinus (Souancé 1956) : lives in the Andean mountains, from the north-west of Venezuela to the center of Peru. Darker feather colors and striped spots reminding the tiger's skin. Large black zone on the shoulders. To see the difference, click on this link and seek down on the new page. To return here, just close the new window. Certains articles mention one other sub-species, maculatus, but it is not correct.

 

USEFUL ADVICE

If you wish to learn more about this species, we strongly advise you to become a member of the Yahoo Group dedicated to Lineos. The other members are mainly American breeders and owners who share their experiences on a day-to-day basis. If you ask a question (by e-mail) you'll for sure have interesting answers. Membership is free.

To become a member of this Group, click on this link.

 

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