- Pionus chalcopterus
- Dark bluish-green head
- Dark bronze green back, mantle and underparts
- Dark blue wings, rump and tail
- White chin patch
- Pink speckled upper breast
- Pale yellow bill
- Bare pink eye ring
- White eyering
- Brown underparts
South America: found in humid forests of north-eastern Colombia, western Venezuela, Ecuador, north-western Peru.
This is a monotypic species.
Subspecies cyanescens is generally considered invalid.
The nests are place in tree cavities. The clutch of 3-4 white eggs is incubated by the female for 26 days.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
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