French: Toui à queue d’or German: Gelbschwanzpapagei Spanish: Cotorrita sorda
Coastal NE & E Brazil (Ceará; Pernambuco to Alagoas; Bahia to São Paulo).
16 cm. Like other Touit species, most frequently seen in fast flight high overhead. Green, brighter on underparts, especially belly and undertail-coverts; yellow on... read more
Poorly described in literature. Like T. melanonotus, calls most frequently in flight, but... read more
Lowland evergreen and sand-plain forest, including secondary forest and cacao plantations, as well... read more
Food and feeding
Very poorly known. Principally fruits, including unripe fruits of Spondias lutea and ripe fruits of Rapanea schwackeana... read more
Very few data. Presumed to commence in Sept–Oct at start of rains, like most E Brazil endemics, although a female collected in the... read more
Some local or seasonal displacements have been reported: in Rio de Janeiro state, appears at Cabo... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Population most recently estimated by BirdLife International at 2500-9999 mature individuals within an overall range of 32,200 km². Generally rare... read more
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