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Parrot, Red-fan
 
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Scientific Name:
Deroptyus accipitrinus
Location(s):
Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Global, Guyana, Peru, South America, Suriname, Venezuela Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996). ...
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Wikipedia
The Red-fan Parrot possesses elongated neck feathers that can be raised to form an elaborate fan, which greatly increases the bird's apparent size, and is possibly used when threatened. It generally lives in undisturbed forest, feeding in the canopy on fruits. It nests in holes in trees and stumps, laying two to three eggs. Only two nests have been examined in the wild, both had one chick. ...
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