White-crowned Parrot

About the White-crowned Parrot

Also known as: White-crowned Pionus

The White-crowned Parrot or White-crowned Pionus is a small parrot that lives from eastern Mexico to western Panama. It is found in lowlands and foothills up to 1600 meters in altitude in forest canopy and edges.

The White-crowned Parrot feeds in social flocks of 30 to 50 birds. They feed on various seeds, nuts and ftuits. They can often be seen perching at the top of unopened palm branches.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 26 June 2008
Scientific Name
Pionus senilis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Pionus
  • P. senilis
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 5 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
9 inches

International Names

Czech (Cesky) Amazónek Běločelý
Danish (Dansk) Hvidpandet Pionus
Dutch (Nederlands) Witkopmargrietje
Finnish (Suomi) Meksikonaratti
French (Français) Pione à Couronne Blanche
German (Deutsch) Glatzenkopfpapagei
Italian (Italiano) Pappagallo Corona Bianca
Japanese (日本語) メキシコシロガシラインコ (Mekishikoshirogashirainko)
Norwegian (Norsk) Hvitkronepapegøye
Polish (Polski) Piona Bialoczelna
Spanish (Español) Loro Senil
Swedish (Svenska) Vitpannad Papegoja
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