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Mindoro Racquet-tailed Parrot

 (Prioniturus mindorensis)
 
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Illustration of Mindoro Racquet-tailed Parrots
John Gould [Public Domain] via Wikimedia Commons

Did You Know?

This newly-split species is similar to formerly conspecific Blue-crowned Racquet-tailed Parrot.


Academic Research

Related publications: Prioniturus mindorensis

Species Profile

Genus: Prioniturus | Species: mindorensis

Size:

27cm (10.5 in)

Weight:

About 150g.

Races including nominate:

One

Colour Adult:

Both adults - Mainly green in colour; head bright green with powder-blue suffusion on crown (but green on forehead). Undertail blue. Eye brown. Beak white/grey. Female has shorter spatules (racquets).

Colour Juvenile:

Green in colour; has less blue on crown and lacks tail racquets.

Call:

More Information:

Wikipedia
Avibase

Content Sources:

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Illustration of Mindoro Racquet-tailed Parrots
John Gould [Public Domain] via Wikimedia Commons

Did You Know?

This newly-split species is similar to formerly conspecific Blue-crowned Racquet-tailed Parrot.


Academic Research

Related publications: Prioniturus mindorensis

Species Care

Captive Status:

Not recorded.

Longevity:

Not recorded.

Housing:

Not recorded.

Diet:

Not recorded.

Enrichment:

Not recorded.

Nest Box Size:

Not recorded.

Clutch Size:

Not recorded.

Incubation Time:

Not recorded.

Fledging Age:

Not recorded.

Hatch Weight:

Not recorded.

Peak Weight:

Not recorded.

Weaning Weight:

Not recorded.

Click photo to visit gallery

Illustration of Mindoro Racquet-tailed Parrots
John Gould [Public Domain] via Wikimedia Commons

Did You Know?

This newly-split species is similar to formerly conspecific Blue-crowned Racquet-tailed Parrot.


Academic Research

Related publications: Prioniturus mindorensis

Species Wild Status

World Population:

2500-10,000

IUCN Red List Status:

Vulnerable

CITES Listing:

Not categorised.

Threat Summary:

The species’ population is assumed to be declining due to ongoing trapping for the pet trade and habitat loss (agricultural expansion, logging for timber and development).

Range:

Mindoro, N Philippine Islands.

Habitat:

Occurs in humid forest mainly in lowlands but has been observed up to 1670m.

Wild Diet:

Not recorded.

Ecology and Behaviour:

Not recorded.

Clutch and Egg Size:

Not recorded.

Breeding Season:

Not recorded.

Click photo to visit gallery

Illustration of Mindoro Racquet-tailed Parrots
John Gould [Public Domain] via Wikimedia Commons

Did You Know?

This newly-split species is similar to formerly conspecific Blue-crowned Racquet-tailed Parrot.


Academic Research

Related publications: Prioniturus mindorensis

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