Statius Müller, 1776,
Closely related to B. chiriri and often treated as conspecific, but the two are reported to be sympatric without interbreeding in E Pará (Brazil); possible (unconfirmed) hybridization reported in naturalized populations in S USA#R. Monotypic.
Amazon Basin from SE Colombia and NE Peru E through Brazil (along both banks of Amazon) to coastal Pará, thence N into E French Guiana.
Feral populations in Peru (Lima), in Puerto Rico and in mainland S USA.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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