Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Thick-billed Parrot

Thick-billed Parrot Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha

Described by: Swainson (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Macawlet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Sep 12, 2002 © William Hull 
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Wc. Mexico;
N. Mexico (Sierra Madre Occidental, El Carricito, c. Chihuahua and Durango).
Formerly ranged sporadically n. to sw. United States (Arizona, Tonto Basin in the summer and the Chiricahuas in the winter) and possibly sw. New Mexico.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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