Parrots (Psittacidae)

Sulu Racquet-tail (Prioniturus verticalis) - HBW 4, p. 392

French: Palette des Sulu German: Sulu-Spatelschwanzpapagei Spanish: Lorito-momoto de las Sulu
Other common names: Blue-winged Racquet-tail

Taxonomy: Prioniturus verticalis Sharpe, 1893, Tawi Tawi, Sibutu and Bongao.
May belong in superspecies with P. luconensis, P. discurus and P. flavicans, or alternatively with P. montanus, P. waterstradti and P. platenae. Sometimes still treated as conspecific with P. montanus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sulu Archipelago, S Philippines.