Parrots (Psittacidae)

Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri) - HBW 4, p. 451

French: Toui à ailes jaunes German: Gelbflügelsittich Spanish: Catita Chirirí
Other common names: Chiriri Parakeet

Taxonomy: Psittacus chiriri Vieillot, 1818, Paraguay.
Often treated as conspecific with B. versicolurus, but the two are reported to be sympatric without interbreeding in E Pará. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • behni Neumann, 1931 - C & S Bolivia.
  • chiriri (Vieillot, 1818) - N Bolivia, Paraguay and N Argentina E to NE, C & SE Brazil (S to São Paulo).