western slopes of the Cordilleras of Peru.
Commonly treated as conspecific with P. wagleri, but differs in its large white vs fairly small dull grey periorbital patch (3); pale grey vs dark brownish iris (2); red on crown running from just above commissure (so including lores) back to meet periorbital ring vs running from above green lore back to above periorbital ring (leaving supercilium green) (2); more red on carpal area (ns); considerably larger size (even when including the smaller minor) (on basis of published values#R at least 2); habitat consisting of dry forest and open country vs moist and humid forest#R (1). Form minor is notably smaller and darker green than frontatus, and its taxonomic status requires study#R. Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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