Saffron-headed Parrot (Pionopsitta pyrilia) - HBW 4, p. 461
French: Caïque de Bonaparte
Spanish: Lorito Cabecigualdo
Taxonomy: Psittacula pyrilia Bonaparte, 1853, Río Hacha, Santa Marta, Colombia.
Once considered sufficiently distinct to warrant its own genus Pyrilia. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Panama through N & C Colombia to NW Venezuela.
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Pair high up in the canopy
Locality Rio Claro Reserve, Doradal, Antioquía Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Dusan Brinkhuizen 1 June 2013 44 weeks ago 3.7
One ind (joined by other 2) feeding on fruit in the subcanopy.
Locality Anorí, Antioquía Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 1 May 2008 4 years ago 2.5
Calls of a single bird perched Locality San Isidro Valley, Barinas State, Venezuela
Peter Boesman 28 February 1995 9 weeks ago 4
Calls of a few birds perched Locality Rio Frio Valley, Mérida State, Venezuela
Peter Boesman 9 weeks ago 3.5
Calls in flight Locality El Paujil Natural Reserve, Colombia
Peter Boesman 2 February 2011 9 weeks ago 3