Red-billed parrot

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Red-billed parrot
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Androglossini
Genus: Pionus
Species: P. sordidus
Binomial name
Pionus sordidus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The red-billed parrot (Pionus sordidus) or red-billed pionus is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is found in humid subtropical forests in the Venezuelan Coastal Range, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, and in the Andes from Colombia in north to Bolivia in south (though with significant gaps). Uniquely for a member of the genus Pionus, its bill is almost entirely bright red. The plumage is greenish with a dull blue chest and red undertail coverts.

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