Tag: 2006

Yariguies Brush finch discovered in 2006

Yariguies Brush-finch Atlapetes latinuchus yariguierum NOT YET EVALUATED Crown dark rufous, facial mask black; mantle, wing-coverts, alula, flight-feathers, rump and rectrices closest to black, with virtually no contrast between mask and back. Very narrow line of six short yellow feathers below rufous crown, at base of bill. Throat, malar, breast and belly uniform yellow, becoming […]

Hocking’s Conure discovered in 2006

Hocking’s Conure Aratinga hockingi NOT YET EVALUATED General plumage green; paler to breast and abdomen, forehead, forecrown and eye area dark red; scattering of red feathers to sides of head; also to throat, nape, breast and abdomen; greater under wing-coverts as well as underside of flight and tail feathers olive-yellow; periophthalmic ring whitish; iris yellow-brownish; […]

Camiguin Hanging parrot discovered in 2006

Camiguin Hanging-parrot Loriculus (philippensis) camiguinensis NOT YET EVALUATED The Camiguin Hanging Parrot, Loriculus (philippensis) camiguinensis, is a hanging parrot endemic only on the Philippine island of Camiguin, where its habitat is diminishing. The taxonomy of this population of parrots on Camiguin is uncertain. The Camiguin Hanging Parrot is mostly green with blue throat, face and […]