Tag: Bald Parrot

Bald Parrot (Pyrilia aurantiocephala)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Pyrilia aurantiocephala | [authority] Gaban-Lima, Raposo and Hofling, 2002 | [UK] Bald Parrot | [FR] Chipiu cesar | [DE] Kahlkkopf-Papegei | [ES] Lorito calva | [NL] Oranjekoppapegaai | [copyright picture] Frederico Lencioni Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Pionopsitta aurantiocephala Pyrilia aurantiocephala SA c Brazil Genus The genus […]

Description of a New Species of Pionopsitta (Aves: Psittacidae) Endemic to Brazil

Bald Parrot (Pyrilia aurantiocephala) Science Article 1 abstract A new species from Brazil, Pionopsitta aurantiocephala, is described, which is easily distinguished from the other species of that genus by its completely bare, intensely orange colored head. Specimens of this species have been historically identified as immatures of P. vulturina, which occur in simpatry with P. […]

Bald Parrot discovered in 2002

Bald Parrot Gypopsitta aurantiocephala NEAR THREATENED Pionopsitta aurantiocephala is known only from a few localities encompassing the Lower Madeira and Upper Tapajós rivers in Amazonian Brazil. Individuals have been seen in gallery forest and in ‘campinarana’ forest (on white-sand soils). This region is under threat from logging1. Given that the species is currently known only […]