Tag: Pyrrhura amazonum

Hellmayrs Parakeet discovered in 2002

Hellmayrs Parakeet Pyrrhura amazonum NOT RECOGNIZED It has typically been considered a subspecies of the Painted Parakeet. While reviewing this group, Joseph (2002) discovered that an undescribed population existed in central Brazil (later also found in north-eastern Bolivia). It was described as Pyrrhura snethlageae. No diagnostic difference were found between the taxa amazonum and microtera; […]