Pyrilia is a genus of parrots in the family Psittacidae. It was recently split from the now-monotypic Pionopsitta, and then briefly moved to Gypopsitta. But as Pyrilia was published a few months before Gypopsitta, the latter is a junior synonym.
All are relatively short-tailed parrots that are restricted to forests in the Neotropics. Their head or face contrasts clearly with the mainly green body, and they have a brownish or olive patch on the chest.
- Brown-hooded parrot, Pyrilia haematotis
- Rose-faced parrot, Pyrilia pulchra
- Saffron-headed parrot, Pyrilia pyrilia
- Orange-cheeked parrot, Pyrilia barrabandi
- Caica parrot, Pyrilia caica
- Bald parrot or orange-headed parrot, Pyrilia aurantiocephala
- Vulturine parrot, Pyrilia vulturina
Media related to Pionopsitta at Wikimedia Commons
- Use of Pyrilia over Gypospsitta. Richard C. Banks, February 2008, to the South American Classification Committee. Accessed 2008-06-22
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