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Table 1 Main pet bird species according to the International Ornithologic Congress (IOC) classification 3.1 (2012)

From: Zoonoses in pet birds: review and perspectives

Order Family Genus Species English name French name
Passeriforms Fringillidae Serinus S. canaria Canary Canari/serin des canaries
   Carduelis C. carduelis Gold finch Chardonneret
    C. chloris Green finch Verdier
    C. spinus siskin Tarin
   Pyrrhula P. pyrrhula Bullfinch Bouvreuil
   Fringilla F. coelebs Chaffinch Pinson des arbres
  Estrildidae Taeniopygia T. guttata Zebra finch Moineau mandarin
   Poephila P. acuticauda Long-tailed finch Diamant à longue queue
   Erythrura E. gouldiae Gouldian Finch Diamant de Gould
   Lonchura L. striata Bengalese finch Bengali/moineau du japon
  Sturnidae Gracula G. religiosa Mynah Mainate
   Sturnus S. vulgaris Starling Etourneau
Psittaciforms Psittacidae Melopsittacus M. undulatus Budgerigar Perruche ondulée
   Agapornis A spp Lovebird Inséparable
   Psittacula P. eupatria Alexandrine parakeet Perruche alexandrine
   Lorius L. spp Lories Loris
   Psittacus P. erithacus African or Timneh grey parrot Gris du Gabon
   Poicephalus P.senegalus Senegal parrot Perroquet Youyou
   Ara A spp Macaw Ara
   Aratinga A spp Conure Conure
   Amazona A. aestiva Amazon Amazone
  Cacatuidae Cacatua C. alba Cockatoo Cacatoës
   Nymphicus N. hollandicus Cockatiel Calopsitte