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Brown-hooded parrot (Pyrilia haematotis) Pipeline Road, Panama. Jan 2, 2019 Brown-hooded parrot,Geotagged,Panama,Pyrilia haematotis,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Brown-hooded parrot (Pyrilia haematotis)

Pipeline Road, Panama. Jan 2, 2019

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  1. There are half a dozen common mid-sized parrots throughout Central America, and in Guatemala, they are all more or less equally common. But for some reason, in Panama, I kept seeing the same species (Red-lored amazon) over and over, and usually from far away. But finally, I had this remarkable piece of luck, finding two Brown-hoods, sitting very quietly in a low bush right by the path! A lovely end to my morning walk! Posted one year ago
    1. Nice one! Posted one year ago
    2. Super! Posted one year ago
  2. Thanks! Posted one year ago

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The brown-hooded parrot is a small parrot which is a resident breeding species from southeastern Mexico to north-western Colombia. Until recently, it was placed in the genus ''Pionopsitta'', which now is restricted to the type species, the pileated parrot. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the rose-faced parrot . This species has been adversely affected by deforestation.

It is found in lowlands and foothills locally up to 1600 m altitude in forest canopy and edges, and adjacent.. more

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Mar 6, 2019. Captured Jan 2, 2019 08:48 in Camino del Oleoducto, Panama.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO5000
  • 560mm