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Pionus maximiliani (Scaly-headed Parrot)

Wikipedia Abstract

The scaly-headed parrot (Pionus maximiliani) is a species of bird in the family Psittacidae, the true parrots. It is also called scaly-headed pionus, Maximilian pionus, Maximilian parrot, Maximilian's pionus, or Maximilian's parrot. In Brazil, they are called cocotas or maritacas (from mbaé'taka, tupi for "noisy bird")
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Infraspecies

Pionus maximiliani lacerus (Argentine scaly-headed parrot)
Pionus maximiliani maximiliani (Scaly-headed parrot)
Pionus maximiliani melanoblepharus (Central scaly-headed parrot)
Pionus maximiliani siy (Mato Grosso scaly-headed parrot)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
14
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.37192
EDGE Score: 1.68119

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  293 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  20 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  70 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  50 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %
Maximum Longevity [1]  16 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ascaridia hermaphrodita <Unverified Name>[6]
Ascaridia sergiomeirai <Unverified Name>[6]
Pelecitus helecinus <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

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
2Hamish 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
3Diet of the Scaly-headed Parrot (Pionus maximiliani) in a Semideciduous Forest in Southeastern Brazil, Mauro Galetti, BIOTROPICA 25(4): 419-425 1993
4"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
5Seasonal abundance and feeding ecology of parrots and parakeets in a lowland Atlantic forest of Brazil, Mauro Galetti, Ararajuba 5(2):115-126 (1997)
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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
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