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Parrot, Pileated
 
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Scientific Name:
Pionopsitta pileata
Location(s):
Argentina, Brazil, Global, Paraguay, South America Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996). ...
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Wikipedia
Unlike all other species previously placed in the genus Pionopsitta, the Pileated Parrot does not have a contrasting brownish-olive chest, and recently it was established via mtDNA that it is indeed distinct enough for the others to be moved into a separate genus, Pyrilia, again making Pionopsitta monotypic. The plumage of the Pileated Parrot is overall green with bluish flight feathers, a faint brownish-maroon auricular patch (lacking in juveniles) and, in the male, a bright red forehead that extends down to just below the eyes. ...
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