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Scaly-headed Parrot

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Maximilian's Parrot or Pionus, Tucuman Parrot Alternate name
Pionus maximiliani Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
29 cm Length
Subtropical & tropical rainforest & savanna, up to 2,000 m. Found in:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil & Paraguay. Habitat-Altitude-Range
4-5 White eggs, Clutch
Fruit, berries and seed. Food  
Gregarious, feeds and roosts communally. Habits
1654 World Number
Least concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Scaly-headed Parrot calls by perched pair and begging young
Pionus maximiliani (0:11)
Niels Krabbe XC29122
20-02-2000, Argentina

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