Also known as: Black-headed Caique, Black-capped Parrot, Pallid Parrot
The Black-headed Parrot is closely related to the White-bellied Parrot in the genus Pionites and can be found in forests north of the Amazon River in South America, where it is fairly common. They eat mostly flowers, seeds and insects and live in pairs or small flocks of 10 to 30 birds.
This week we've added the Black-headed Parrot to Birdorable. This beautiful short-tailed parrot can be found in South American forests north of the Amazon River and west of the Ucayali River. Together ... more