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
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 7 years ago 43 sec 4.6
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 8 years ago 40 sec 4.3
group feeding in tree Locality Pillahuata, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (ssp tumultuosus)
Martin Kennewell 1 September 2006 2 years ago 42 sec 4
Foraging bird on a branch
Locality Guaramacal (General Cruz Carrillo) National Park, Venezuela (ssp seniloides)
Mikko Pyhälä 13 October 2009 4 years ago 3.3
An individual feeding in bushes.
Locality Otún Quimbaya Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda Department, Colombia (ssp seniloides)
Ken Havard 1 March 2010 1 year ago 3.3
Bird in a tree
Locality La Cocha Lake, Nariño Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 26 March 2010 4 years ago 3
Calls Locality Chingaza National Park, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Peter Boesman 9 January 2010 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4
Calls from a flock in flight. Locality Tandayapa Lodge, Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador
Nick Athanas 10 February 2001 4 years ago 4
Calls in flight Locality Cabañas San Isidro, Cosanga, Napo Province, Ecuador
Peter Boesman 20 February 2006 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3
Call Locality Guandera Biological Station, Carchi Province, Ecuador
Libor Vaicenbacher 2 September 2009 4 years ago 3