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Mindanao Racket Tail - Prioniturus Waterstradti - Near Threatened

The Mindanao racket-tail (Prioniturus waterstradti) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to Mindanao in the Philippines. Two subspecies are recognized: the nominate waterstradti in the south-east, and malindangensis in the west. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss and trapping for the pet trade.

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