|Pearly Parakeet Pyrrhura
(Scientific name used to be Pyrrhura perlata but that is now applied to Crimson-bellied Parakeet.)
|Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil
|Distinguishing features are
its creamy white ear coverts, blue-green cheeks, whitish
eye-ring, dark head, scaly buff throat and breast, green belly
with bluish flanks, blue primaries and long reddish tail.
There are 3 sub-species and this is P. l. anerythra which has green underwing coverts and leading edge of wing as opposed to red in the other two sub-species.
|It is classified as Near
Threatened by Birdlife International.
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