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Black-headed Caique-Black-capped Parrot-Pallid Parrot Alternate name
Pionites melanocephala - Pionites melanocephalus Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
23 cm Length
Tropical rainforest. Found in:- Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana,  Peru, Suriname & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 to 4 White eggs Clutch
Fruit, seed, leaves, flowers, buds & insects. Food  
Feeds and roosts in large flocks. Habits
1638 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Black-headed Parrot call in flight
(Pionites melanocephalus)
A. Renaudier XC29429  French Guiana

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