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Parrots and Cockatoos
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Wagler, 1830

Cacatuidae (cockatoos)
Psittacidae (parrots)

The order Psittaciformes includes the parrots and the cockatoos. This is reflected in the subdivision within this order as it contains two families, the Psittacidae or parrot family[1] and the Cacatuidae or cockatoo family.