French: Crick à ventre bleu German: Blaubauchpapagei Spanish: Loro ventriazul
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil from Espírito Santo to Rio Grande do Sul; old records from Bahia, and two unconfirmed reports from NE Argentina (Misiones).
28 cm; 110–155 g. Green throughout, except for deep blue patch from lower breast to abdomen, bluish green in flight- and tail-feathers, and whitish bill and periocular... read more
A variety of rather unparrot-like burry whistles, some rather like the song of a thrush (Turdus... read more
Lower montane and escarpment humid broadleaf Atlantic forest, 300–1000 m, usually being found... read more
Food and feeding
In Rio Grande do Sul, seeds and pulp of many native plants, notably from Euphorbiaceae, such as Pachystroma longifolium, ... read more
Aug–Feb. Nest in natural hollow in old large tree, often a palm trunk, often relatively low down (3–5 m in three cases); birds... read more
Downslope displacements reported to occur in winter, but now known to be a year-round resident.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened, and previously Endangered. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Generally uncommon,... read more
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