Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Black-headed Parrot

Black-headed Parrot Pionites melanocephala

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Black-headed Caique, Black-capped Parrot, Black-crowned Parrot
Old scientific name(s): Pionites melanocephalus


Sinnamary, French Guiana - Jul 28, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus 
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N. Amazonian South America;
(1) E. of the Andes in se. Colombia, e. Ecuador (La Selva Lodge) and ne. Peru.
(2) E. and s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana (Sinnamary) and n. Brazil.


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


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