Adult perched

Adult perched
Species: Red-faced Parrot   Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops
Author: Dusan M. Brinkhuizen
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Added to IBC: 18 Dec 2012 - 01:03
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Altitude (m): 
2548 meters


A poorly known species of parrot with a very local distribution in Southern Ecuador. Very rarely photographed. This "phone-scope" image was taken with a Samsung Galaxy Smartphone and a Vortex Scope. The result did not turn out that bad at all...

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1014409. Accessible at

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1014409. Photo of Red-faced Parrot Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops at Saraguro, Ecuador. Accessible at

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