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Parakeet, Blaze-winged
 
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Scientific Name:
Pyrrhura devillei
Location(s):
Brazil, Global, Paraguay, South America Read more
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IUCN
This species is suspected to be declining moderately rapidly because its habitat is increasingly fragmented and suffering losses and degradation owing to conversion for agriculture and charcoal production. It is now believed to approach the threshold for classification as Vulnerable and has therefor ...
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Wikipedia
The Blaze-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura devillei), more commonly known as the Blaze-winged Conure in aviculture, is a species of parrot found in wooded habitats in the Pantanal-region of Brazil and Paraguay. It remains locally fairly common, but has suffered due to extensive habitat destruction within its relatively small range, and has therefore been uplisted to Near Threatened by BirdLife International in 2009. The type specimen is labelled Bolivia, but due to shifting borders it is now believed to be from Paraguay. It has often been considered a subspecies of the Maroon-bellied Parakeet based on apparent hybrids from Paraguay, but – as far as known – the two generally maintain their integrity, and are recent sources are undecided on whether to treat them as one species or two. They resemble each other, but the Blaze-winged Parakeet has a dusky crown and red "shoulder" and underwing coverts. ...
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