Foraging bird on a branch

Foraging bird on a branch
Species: White-capped Parrot   Pionus seniloides
Author: Mikko Pyhälä
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Added to IBC: 14 Oct 2009 - 05:28
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Altitude (m): 
2679 meters


While Clements regards this as a subspecies, Hilty has a preference for it as a species of its own, While-capped Parrot P. seniloides. It is uncommon and local in the Venezuelan Andes. This individual was foraging with its mate.


Mikko Pyhälä, IBC949118. Accessible at

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Mikko Pyhälä, IBC949118. Photo of White-capped Parrot Pionus seniloides at Guaramacal (General Cruz Carrillo) National Park, Venezuela. Accessible at

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