Alipiopsitta xanthops

The Yellow-faced Parrot , also known as the Yellow-faced Amazon, is the only species of the genus Alipiopsitta. It is a semi-nomadic species found in the cerrado region of Brazil and adjacent Bolivia. It occurs in small numbers and is declining or has already disappeared in large areas of its former range.

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The Alipiopsitta xanthops is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The monotypic Alipiopsitta xanthops, the Yellow-faced Parrot, is the only species of the genus Alipiopsitta, which is part of the parrot family. This parrot is found in central Brazil, from Maranhão south to northern Paraguay and eastern Bolivia. This semi-nomadic parrot is found at the cerrado in low numbers and is declining or has already disappeared in large areas of its former range. Taxonomy - Previously, it was placed within the genus Amazona under the name Yellow-faced Amazon. More

Range & population Alipiopsitta xanthops is restricted to interior Brazil (Maranh More

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Parrot Alipiopsitta xanthops and the Minas Gerais Tyrannulet Phylloscartes roquettei. This species diversity reveals the biological importance of the region. The establishment of a natural reserve in the region will be an essential measure to guarantee the biological conservation of one of the best preserved areas of Cerrado to date in southeastern Brazil. Keywords: avian inventory, biodiversity, Cerrado, S More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Alipiopsitta
Species : xanthops
Authority : (Spix, 1824)