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Green-thighed parrot (Pionites leucogaster)
Subject: Green-thighed parrot (Pionites leucogaster)
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Pionites leucogaster -Parque de las Aves -Foz de Iguazu-6a-4c - Green-thighed parrot (Pionites leucogaster).jpg
Resolution: 846x846 File Size: 509865 Bytes Date: 2008:05:10 21:03:12 Camera: Canon PowerShot A85 (Canon) F number: f/4.8 Exposure: 1/60 sec Focal Length: 519/32 Upload Date: 2017:01:20 12:38:49

Green-thighed parrot (Pionites leucogaster)


Description Pionites leucogaster leucogaster
English: White-bellied Caiques (also known as White Bellied Parrots) at the Bird Park in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. This subspecies is known as the Green-thighed Caique.
Date 20 August 2009, 14:21 (UTC)
Source originally posted to flickr at Loros en el Parque de las Aves. Foz de Iguazu and uploaded to commons at Pionites_leucogaster_-Parque_de_las_Aves_-Foz_de_Iguazu-6a.jpg
Author Pionites_leucogaster_-Parque_de_las_Aves_-Foz_de_Iguazu-6a.jpg: ramonbaile, derivative work: Snowmanradio (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Snowmanradio)
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pionites_leucogaster_-Parque_de_las_Aves_-Foz_de_Iguazu-6a-4c.jpg

The green-thighed parrot (Pionites leucogaster) is one of the four species in the genus Pionites of the family Psittacidae. Originally the species Pionites leucogaster (also known as the white-bellied parrot or white-bellied caique in the aviculture business) contain three subspecies including the nominate race, but recent morphological work suggests the species should be split into three. It is found in humid forest and wooded habitats in the Amazon south of the Amazon River in Brazil. It is generally fairly common throughout its range and is easily seen in a wide range of protected areas, such as the Cristalino State Park (near Alta Floresta), Xingu National Park and Amazônia National Park in Brazil. Order: Psittaciformes, Superfamily: Psittacoidea, Family: Psittacidae, Subfamily: Arinae.

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