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

Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Red-vented Parrot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 11, 2006 © William Hull  Peru - Aug, 2002 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Caxiuanã, Isla de Marajó, Pará, Brazil - Nov, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Las Cruces, Costa Rica - Nov 17, 2004 © Lou Hegedus  Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. Central America and tropical South America;
Three populations;
(1) Se. Costa Rica (Las Cruces), Panama, Colombia to w. Ecuador.
(2) Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Upper Amazonia to e. Ecuador (Napo Wildlife Center), e. Peru (Tambopata River, Madre de Dios, Puno) and n. Bolivia.
(3) E. Brazil (e. Bahia).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


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


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