French: Toui à dos noir German: Braunrückenpapagei Spanish: Cotorrita dorsinegra
E Brazil in Bahia, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Paraná#R.
15 cm. Green, paler and brighter on face, darker on crown and uppersides, but scapulars, back and central rump charcoal grey to blackish brown and has small yellowish... read more
Generally silent when at rest, but frequently noisy in flight. Best known is a resonant, loud,... read more
Humid forest, chiefly on lower montane slopes at 500–1000 m, even up to 1400 m, sometimes in... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits of Rapanea acuminata, Struthanthus vulgaris and Clusia criuva (the latter unripe), seeds and berries... read more
Very few data. Season generally assumed to be Sept–Oct at start of rains, like most E Brazil endemics, and a young bird, thought to... read more
Movements to lower levels may be seasonal in nature, and in 19th century birds were thought to... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Overall range of 6700 km². Population long suspected to have been fewer than... read more
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