Myiopsitta monachus (Monk parakeet) is a species of birds in the family parrots. It is listed in CITES Appendix II. It is native to Paraguay, South America, Bolivia, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil. It is a diurnal granivore. Individuals are known to live for 22.1 years and can grow to 120 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Myiopsitta monachus (Monk parakeet) has parental care (cooperative breeding).
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