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Pionus fuscus (Dusky Parrot)

Wikipedia Abstract

The dusky parrot (Pionus fuscus) or dusky pionus is a medium-sized mainly dark brownish-gray parrot of the Pionus genus in the true parrot family.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.67403
EDGE Score: 1.89822


Adult Weight [1]  206 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  50 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Imataca Forest Reserve VI 13252422 Venezuela  
Jaú National Park II 5890355 Amazonas, Brazil  
Ralleigh Falls - Voltzberg Nature Reserve 191114 Suriname  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Eschweilera subglandulosa[3]
Micropholis melinoniana[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Tapirus terrestris (South American tapir)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Fundacao Zoo-Botan. de Belo Horizonte
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Zoological Society of Trinidad &Tobago

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Haverschmidt, F. and GF Mees. 1994. Birds of Suriname. Vaco, Paramaribo, Surinam
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
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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