Yellow Tailed Caique - Pionites Xanthurus - Vulnerable
The yellow-tailed parrot (Pionites xanthurus) is one of the four species in the genus Pionites of the family Psittacidae. Originally the species was considered to be a subspecies of Pionites leucogaster, but recent morphological work suggests the species should be split into three. The species is rare in captivity in comparison to other taxa of the genus.
Psittaciformes, The Parrot Index, a part of Phoenix Feathers © 2016 - 2023
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