Tag: Pyrrhura orcesi

Pyrrhura orcesi, a new parakeet from southwestern ecuador, with systematic notes on the p. melanura complex

El Oro Parakeet (Pyrrhura orcesi) Science Article 2 abstract A new species of parakeet, Pyrrhura orcesi sp. nov., from southwestern Ecuador is described and named the El Oro Parakeet. This species is most closely related to the Maroon-tailed Parakeet (P. melanura). Pyrrhura orcesi is restricted to a narrow band of forest, between ca 600 to […]