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Pionus menstruus (Blue-headed Parrot)

Wikipedia Abstract

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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Infraspecies

Pionus menstruus menstruus (Blue-headed parrot)
Pionus menstruus reichenowi (Eastern blue-headed parrot)
Pionus menstruus rubrigularis (Northern blue-headed parrot)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
21
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.05131
EDGE Score: 1.80027

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  251 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Riparian forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Riparian forests
Diet [3]  Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  30 %
Diet - Plants [3]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  40 %
Forages - Canopy [3]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  50 %
Forages - Understory [3]  30 %
Maximum Longevity [1]  21 years

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Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4Aguaruna Knowledge of Bird Foraging Ecology: A comparison with scientific data, Kevin Jernigan and Nico Dauphiné, Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:093-106 (2008)
5PARROT CLAYLICKS: DISTRIBUTION, PATTERNS OF USE AND ECOLOGICAL CORRELATES FROM A PARROT ASSEMBLAGE IN SOUTHEASTERN PERU, ALAN TRISTRAM KENNETH LEE, dissertation for DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2010
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License