Parrots (Psittacidae)

Red-billed Parrot (Pionus sordidus) - HBW 4, p. 463

French: Pione à bec rouge German: Dunenkopfpapagei Spanish: Loro Piquirrojo

Taxonomy: Psittacus sordidus Linnaeus, 1758, Mexico; error = Venezuela.
Six subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • antelius Todd, 1947 - NE Venezuela.
  • sordidus (Linnaeus, 1758) - N Venezuela.
  • ponsi Aveledo & Ginés, 1950 - NW Venezuela W to Santa Marta foothills in N Colombia.

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  • antelius Todd, 1947 - NE Venezuela.
  • sordidus (Linnaeus, 1758) - N Venezuela.
  • ponsi Aveledo & Ginés, 1950 - NW Venezuela W to Santa Marta foothills in N Colombia.
  • saturatus Todd, 1915 - Santa Marta massif, N Colombia.
  • corallinus Bonaparte, 1854 - E Andes of Colombia S through E Ecuador and E Peru to N Bolivia.
  • mindoensis Chapman, 1925 - W Ecuador.