Speckle-faced Parrot (Pionus tumultuosus) - HBW 4, p. 463
French: Pione pailletée
Spanish: Loro Tumultuoso
Other common names: Plum-crowned Parrot (tumultuosus); White-capped/White-headed Parrot (seniloides)
Taxonomy: Psittacus tumultuosus Tschudi, 1844, Peru.
Race seniloides often regarded as a separate species, but differences between them slight and superficial, appearing more appropriate for subspecific separation. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- seniloides (Massena & Souancé, 1854) - W Venezuela through CE Colombia and N Ecuador to NW Peru.
- tumultuosus (Tschudi, 1844) - C & S Peru and mountains of Bolivia E to Santa Cruz.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
group feeding in tree Locality Pillahuata, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (ssp tumultuosus)
Martin Kennewell 1 September 2006 3 years ago 42 sec 3.9
A bird in a tree feeding on fruits Locality Cock of the Rock Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (ssp tumultuosus)
Josep del Hoyo 29 July 2005 9 years ago 40 sec 3.8
A bird feeding on fruits Locality Cock of the Rock Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (ssp tumultuosus)
Josep del Hoyo 29 July 2005 8 years ago 43 sec 3.7
Foraging bird on a branch
Locality Guaramacal (General Cruz Carrillo) National Park, Venezuela (ssp seniloides)
Mikko Pyhälä 13 October 2009 5 years ago 3.8
Portrait of an adult
Locality Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands (ssp seniloides)
Andy Emmerson 28 July 2014 7 weeks ago 3.6
Locality Cusco Department, Peru (ssp tumultuosus)
Samantha Klein 24 June 2014 24 weeks ago 3.6
An individual feeding in bushes.
Locality Otún Quimbaya Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda Department, Colombia (ssp seniloides)
Ken Havard 1 March 2010 2 years ago 3.5
Bird in a tree
Locality La Cocha Lake, Nariño Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 26 March 2010 4 years ago 2.5
A bird calling. Locality Chingaza National Park, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Peter Boesman 9 January 2010 28 weeks ago 4.5
Calls Locality Chingaza National Park, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Peter Boesman 9 January 2010 37 weeks ago 4
Calls from a flock in flight. Locality Tandayapa Lodge, Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador
Nick Athanas 10 February 2001 5 years ago 4
Calls in flight Locality Cabañas San Isidro, Cosanga, Napo Province, Ecuador
Peter Boesman 20 February 2006 37 weeks ago 3.5
Call Locality Guandera Biological Station, Carchi Province, Ecuador
Libor Vaicenbacher 2 September 2009 4 years ago 3