Psittacidae Reference Libraries
The Blue-winged Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius) is a species of parrot found throughout most of South America. The Turquoise-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius spengeli) is sometimes considered a separate species (rather than a subspecies). The Blue-winged Parrotlet's habitat is woodland, scrub, savanna, and pastures. Though it is widespread and fairly common, it is more commonly found...
The Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna) is a species of bird that is found in south-central and eastern Australia. It was first described by ornithologist George Shaw in 1790 in the vicinity of Port Jackson in what is now Sydney. Common names for this species are Red-eared Lorikeet, and Green Keet. The Green Leek and King Parrot have been incorrectly applied to this species in the past....
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.