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Orange Cheeked Parrot - Pyrilia Barrabandi - Near Threatened

The orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It was formerly placed in the genus Pionopsitta, which is now monotypic.

It is found in the Amazonian Andes, in humid lowland forests in the northwestern, southwestern, and south-central Amazon Basin in South America.

The binomial name of this bird commemorates the French painter Jacques Barraband.

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