Tui Parakeet

It is restricted to várzea and other wooded habitats near water. It is rare or entirely absent away from large rivers.

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The Tui Parakeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Tui Parakeet, Brotogeris sanctithomae * Grey-cheeked Parakeet, Brotogeris pyrrhoptera * Orange-chinned Parakeet, Brotogeris jugularis (also called Tovi Parakeet) * Cobalt-winged Parakeet, Brotogeris cyanoptera * Golden-winged Parakeet, Brotogeris chrysoptera Phylogeny - The species of the genus Brotogeris form a monophyletic clade and the closest relative is the Monk Parakeet. More

The Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae) is a species of bird in the Psittacidae family, the true parrots. It is found in the Amazon Basin of Brazil, and Amazonian Peru and Bolivia; also a minor range into eastern Ecuador, and the river border of far south-eastern Colombia. Contents - * 1 Overview * 2 Distribution * 2. More

the Tui parakeet and the plain parakeet, are practically non-existent in this country. Copyright More

The Santarém Tui Parakeet is endemic to Northern Brazil, Eastern Amazonas. Their preferred habitat includes rain forest and tall secondary forest areas, as well as open areas, agricultural land and wooded marshland. Although they are common throughout most of their range, some decline has been noted in localities due to deforestation. They are usually seen in pairs or small groups of 4 to 12 birds. On occasion, large flocks of them can be found in favorite foraging sites. More

The Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae) is found along the entire length of the Amazon River, as well as its tributaries - specifically the Amazon range of Brazil to eastern Ecuador and northern Bolivia. In the late '60s and early '70s, these parakeets were imported into the United States in large numbers until the importation ceased following an export ban. At the time, there was little interest in breeding these parakeets and nowadays this parakeet is almost nonexistent in the U.S. More

Tui Parakeet Brotogeris sanctithomae 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

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Tui Parakeet Brotogeris sanctithomae = Pakaas Palafitas Lodge, Guajar More

Tui Parakeet Brotogeris sanctithomae = Described by: M More

The Tui Parakeet is found along the Amazon River in a corridor from Ilha de Marajo in east. The Amazon river-wildlife corridor is of variable width, the Tui Parakeet generally only occurring in the vicinity of major rivers, and continues upstream to the confluence of the southwest Basin's Purus River. A short north range exists up the confluence of the Rio Negro about 250 km. More

FWC Home : Wildlife & Habitats :: Tui Parakeet - Brotogeris sanctithomae : Tui Parakeet - Brotogeris sanctithomae = Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail. First year: 1970's Extirpated year: Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown. More

Did You Know?The Tui Parakeet, along with other Brotogeris species, is an arboreal termitarium nester. This means it nests in termite mounds in trees. Species Profile Genus: Brotogeris Species: sanctithomae Size: Adult Weight: 17cm (6.6 in) 58g (2 oz) Races including nominate: two: B.s. sanctithomae, B.s. takatsukasae Colourization Adult: B.s. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Brotogeris
Species : sanctithomae
Authority : (Müller, 1776)