Blue-headed Parrot

Pionus menstruus

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The blue-headed parrot, also known as the blue-headed pionus (Pionus menstruus) is a medium large parrot. It is about 27 cm long and they are mainly green with a blue head and neck, and red under tail feathers. It is a resident bird in tropical and subtropical South America and southern Central America, from Costa Rica, Venezuela and Trinidad south to Bolivia and Brazil. It is named for its medium-blue head and neck.

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  1. (c) Vincent A. Vos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://conabio.inaturalist.org/photos/8533036
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pionus_menstruus

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