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wpe5EF.jpg (37975 bytes) Dusky Pionus, Little Dusky Parrot, Violet Parrot, Violaceous Parrot. Alternate name
Pionus fuscus Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
26 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist & swamp forest & dry savanna, between 1,200 - 1,800 m. Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
4 White eggs, incubated for about 26 days by the female, fedging in about 70 days. Clutch
Seed & fruit. Food  
Gregarious except when breeding. Habits
1658 World Number
Least Concern Status

  view photos Photo Feb 08 by Octavio Campos Salles all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Dusky Parrot calls
Pionus fuscus (0:10)
Otte Ottema XC5845
28-07-2005, Suriname

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