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Scaly-headed Parrot

Pionus maximiliani

ML201862231

IBC1563519

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Robert Humphries
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PN do Iguaçú--Hotel das Cataratas
Paraná, Brazil
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Latitude and Longitude -25.6842, -54.4386 Map

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A Scaly-headed Parrot eating grass. Scaly-headed Parrots (Pionus maximiliani) are fairly common, and occur in eastern Brazil, eastern and central Bolivia, Paraguay and northern Argentina. Scaly-headed Parrots are found in a variety of wooded habitats. This Scaly-headed Parrot was one of a flock of about 50 eating grass in the early morning on the lawn of the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas in Iguacu National Park, Brazil. Elevation: 214 m. Date added to IBC: February 20, 2019.

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IBC scientific name: Pionus maximiliani melanoblepharus.

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