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Rhynchopsitta terrisi

Maroon-fronted Parrot

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Ruth, Janet M., Thomas S. Schulenberg, and Chelsea Kendrick

References

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Recommended Citation

Ruth, Janet M., Thomas S. Schulenberg, and Chelsea Kendrick. 2015. Maroon-fronted Parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=188376