Micropsitta bruijnii (Red-breasted Pygmy Parrot)

Red-breasted Pygmy Parrot

Dutch: Bruijns Spechtpapegaai

Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Micropsitta
Species: Micropsitta bruijnii

Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 19 mm
Length cranium: 16 mm
Width (cranium): 13 mm
Height (cranium): 11 mm
Alternative names: Rotbrust-Spechtpapagei (German), Micropsitte de Bruijn (French), Microloro Pechirrojo (Spanish)