Parrots (Psittacidae)

Yellow-faced Parrotlet (Forpus xanthops) - HBW 4, p. 450

French: Toui à tête jaune German: Gelbmasken-Sperlingspapagei Spanish: Cotorrita Carigualda

Taxonomy: Psittacula xanthops Salvin, 1895, Viña, Huamachuco.
Has been judged a subspecies of F. coelestis, to which it is clearly closely related; but size and colour differences suggest better treated as members of a superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: NC Peru in upper Marañón Valley.