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Red-fan Parrot

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Hawk-headed Parrot  - Hawk-headed Caique Alternate name
Deroptyus accipitrinus Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
35 cm Length
Tropical lowland rainforest. Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador,, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Only two nests have been examined in the wild, both had one chick. Clutch
Fruit, seed, buds & flowers. Food  
Not as sociable as other parrots Habits
1690 World Number
Least concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

 Red-fan Parrot calls on perch
Deroptyus accipitrinus fuscifrons (0:25)Eduardo Patrial XC18250
??-07-2007, Brazil

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